GC Girls Basketball: 19-1A DII All-District team - Moore wins MVP, Frost dominates team
It’s no surprise that the Frost Lady Bears dominated the selections on the District 19-1A DII girls All-District team that was announced Friday as three Frost players earned superlatives, including Jae Moore, who was the district’s MVP, and two other starters were named to the all-district second team.
Moore, a sophomore, led Frost all year in scoring and rebounding as well as being a leader on and off the court.
Frost senior Diana Rios was named the district’s Defensive Player of the Year, and Karlee Scott, a freshman, was named the district’s Co-Newcomer of the Year along with Gholson’s Nesha Loyd.
GC Softball/Baseball: Roundup -- Wortham softball team splits, Rice baseball drops a pair
Wortham's softball team split two games in the Bremond Tournament Thursday while the Rice baseball team dropped a pair of games in the Sunnyvale Tournament.
GC Basketball: Frost rips Blum 69-44 to win Class 1A DII Area round game
On the first possession of the game, Frost’s Kobe Hailey took a pass in traffic and banked in an inside shot.
The message was sent that early, just that quickly and that dramatically Thursday night.
Frost was coming inside.
And Blum could do nothing about it.
By the time it was over, Frost had scored 40 points in the paint, and Blum staggered out of the Whitney High gym, looking up at a 69-44 loss to the Polar Bears, who didn’t just win the Class 1A DII Area round game to advance to the regional quarterfinals in the state playoffs, they won it with a statement.
Phillips: You gotta love that fire in the Kerens’ kids
Kerens' girls basketball team is playing with a hunger and desire that they need as they face a huge weekend in the regionals.
GC Basketball: Mildred coach and players dominate 23-2A All-District girls team
Mildred’s Lady Eagles, who had one of the best seasons in school history, reaped some well deserved post-season honors when the District 23-2A all-district basketball team was released Thursday.
Three Lady Eagles were named to the first team and Coach Dale Clement was named the Co-Coach of the Year along with Buffalo’s Jozette Jenkins.
GC Basketball playoffs: Mildred's boys can make history with a win against Jarrell
Mildred's Eagles can be the first boys basketball team to win a second round playoff game with a victory over Jarrell Friday night.
GC Basketball playoffs: Frost's new Polar Bears grow up
Frost lost a ton of talent and started over this season, but the new Polar Bears are making a run in the playoffs.
GC Softball: Blooming Grove tops Hillsboro, 6-3, in extra innings
It took a couple of extra innings, but Blooming Grove claimed its second-straight win of the young softball season Tuesday night. The Lady Lions rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Hillsboro Lady Eagles, 6-3.
Girls Basketball Regionals: Kerens 60, Slocum 43
If revenge is sweet, what is it when it comes in the playoffs — in one of those do or die games?
“Sweeter” said Kerens girls basketball coach Denise Lincoln moments after watching her kids extract some good old fashioned revenge on Slocum Tuesday night in the John Tyler High gym, where the LadyCats took out a year of frustration on the Lady Mustangs, who just happened to be in the way of that 18-wheeler rolling out of Kerens with a GPS set for Austin.
Boys Bi-District Basketball: Wortham 47, Big Sandy 43
For LD Freeman, it was all about making 3-pointers at the right time.
Wortham’s junior guard hit a 3-pointer with seconds left in the third quarter, and another for the first points of the fourth period as the Bulldogs built an 11-point lead, then held on for a 47-43 victory over Big Sandy in the Class 1A bi-district playoffs on Tuesday night in Mabank.
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