Ishmael Johnson and Matthew Brune of 247 recap the high school boys and girls state championships before giving their initial reactions to the Texas teams' seeding from Selection Sunday.
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2021 Boys 6A Recap: Dynasty talk? Duncanville breaks late, tops Westlake for second title in three years
But by all accounts, Duncanville’s current run is a dynasty seeing as the Panthers were favorites in the state tournament last season too.
It wasn’t until Donovan Thompson’s layup from a full-court pass in the waning seconds that put Clarendon up four that the Broncos could finally breathe. They’d secured the program’s first 2A state title, 64-60.
Big time players stand out in big time moments. That’s what Beaumont United (31-0) head coach told junior Terrance Arceneaux before the 5A state title game Friday night inside the Alamodome.
Exactly this time a year ago, the Cougars were the very last team to punch their ticket to the 2020 state finals before the UIL suspended the boys state tournament due to COVID-19. The tournament was later canceled altogether, putting their hopes of clinching the program’s first title since 1989 on hold.
Brothers Will and Colton Luther remember seeing Texline’s 2015 state championship.
Friday morning the UIL announced that the girls basketball state championship would be pushed back to March 10 and 11 in wake of the winter storms from this past week that disrupted the playoff schedule.
After averaging 20 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists per game for 29-4 St. Mark’s last season, Ingram feels the team’s goals and his goals should complement each other.
Tuesday morning, the UIL announced official changes to the 2020-21 athletic schedule due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak across Texas. Changes to the basketball schedule included a ban on UIL participation in in-season tournaments and showcases, this includes hosting as well.