Little Elm junior guard and consensus five-star recruit R.J. Hampton is reclassifying to the class of 2019 according to 247Sports. Little Elm went 24-10 this season and advanced to the area round before falling to eventual 5A state champion Mansfield Timberview.
Jordan Walsh dunked the ball as time expired to give the Eagles a 53-51 win and a state title.
Jahmi'us Ramsey and Micah Peavy combined for 41 points in a tight 72-69 win over Klein Forest.
Mansfield Timberview guard C.J. Smith scored 24 points and led the way with his defense to push Mansfield Timberview past Wagner, 77-64.
Shelbyville junior guard Jay Buckley scored 28 points to lead his team to its first title since 1984.
Dallas Madison sank a late free throw to edge out state powerhouse Brock, 49-48.
Argyle head coach Chance Westmoreland said his team doesn’t talk about championship streaks, he learned his lesson at Brock some years back that that could add a lot of unwanted pressure.
Saturday had a theme of champions defending their crown. Martin’s Mill did so in Class 2A knocking off a gutsy Grapeland team, 60-56, to complete a perfect 38-0 season.
What more can be said about the Swiftettes girls basketball reign in 1A at this point? As impressive as Nazareth’s 23 state championships appears on paper, it isn’t easy sustaining that level of success.