Galveston County high school basketball scores and player statistics
Clear Creek 74, Clear Brook 56
The Clear Creek Wildcats pounced on Clear Brook in the second half to pick up a bounce-back victory Friday on the road.
Trailing by two at halftime, the Wildcats outscored the Wolverines 39-19 (16-7 in third and 23-12 in fourth) in the second half.
Three players scored more than 20 or more points: Clear Creek’s Nate Jackson (25 points) and Donte Smith (20 points), and Clear Brook’s Kendrick Christian (27 points).
Clear Creek (7-2 in District 24-6A) hits the road to Alvin (0-9) on Tuesday. First tip is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Friendswood 56, Clear Falls 46
The Friendswood Mustangs avenged a loss in the first half of district play with a solid win over the Clear Falls Knights at home Friday.
The Mustangs were led by Tanner Bandini and Gracen McGregor, who each scored 12 points. Clear Falls’ player statistics were not immediately available.
Friendswood (2-7 in district) will try to carry the win’s momentum into its next game, which will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at crosstown rival Clear Brook (4-5). Clear Falls (2-7) will have a tough one ahead as the Knights play host to Clear Lake (7-2) at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Clear Springs 69, Alvin 56
Winning 13-11 after one quarter, the Chargers used a strong second quarter — that saw Clear Springs outscore the Yellowjackets, 25-17, in what was the highest scoring quarter — that aided the Chargers to victory on Friday night.
Faite Williams led the Chargers with a team-high 18 points, and Marcus Williams tallied 15 points for Clear Springs.
Caleb Elsie led Alvin with a game-high 21 points.
Clear Springs (7-2 in District 24-6A) will travel to Dickinson (7-2) in a marquee matchup 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Texas City 57, Galena Park 52 (OT)
Ball High 67, Fort Bend Willowridge 39
Clear Falls 61, Friendswood 26
Looking to enhance their playoff chances Friday night at home, the Knights did not waste any time by holding Friendswood scoreless in the first quarter (10-0) and built a 22-7 halftime lead.
Clear Falls continued to control the game in the second half, as the Knights made it rain with a 23-6 third quarter advantage.
Kaylee Hernandez led all scorers with 14 points, and Niah Richard chipped in with 10 points for the Knights.
Brooke Augustine scored 10 points for the Lady Mustangs.
Both teams will be back in action 7 p.m. Tuesday, as Clear Falls (6-5 in District 24-6A) has a tough test on the road against Clear Lake (9-2) and Friendswood (2-9) hosts Clear Brook (4-7).
Clear Springs 55, Alvin 48
The first half was the difference for Clear Springs on Friday night, as the Chargers outscored the Lady Jackets, 35-23, in the first two quarters.
Going into the final quarter with a 13-point advantage, Clear Springs held off a pesky Alvin team in the fourth quarter that saw the Lady Jackets win it, 15-9.
Three players scored in double figures for the Chargers led by Dymond Gladney’s 17 points.
Taylor Singleton scored 11 points, McKenna Worrell chipped in with 10 points, and Destiny Broussard corralled a team-high eight rebounds for Clear Springs.
Clear Springs (11-0 in District 24-6A) tangles with Dickinson (0-11) at home 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Texas City 65, Galena Park 23
The Texas City Lady Stings got off to a fast start and never looked back as they rolled over Galena Park at home Friday.
Texas City won the first quarter, 21-7, before taking a 32-13 lead into the halftime break. The Lady Stings won the third quarter, 14-3, and continued to pull away to close things out.
Tahjea Smith equaled the output of the entire Galena Park team with 23 points. Ny’Keyia Letroise and Amauri Wyatt each chipped in 12 points.
The Lady Stings (5-8 in district) return to the hardwood 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Bend Willowridge.
Hitchcock 91, Brazos 14
The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs continued their run of district dominance, smothering an out-matched Brazos team Friday night at home.
Hitchcock made quick work of their 24-3A foes, winning the first quarter, 24-4, and taking a 46-10 lead into the halftime break. Hitchcock’s defense was even more impressive in the second half, including winning the third quarter, 23-0.
Three different Hitchcock players out-scored the entire Brazos team all by themselves: Irish Winn with 25 points, Taylor Kendrick with 20 points and Taivionna Daniels with 17 points.
Deasja Fury and Majesty Otems each added 11 points.
Hitchcock has an open date Tuesday before returning to district action 6:15 p.m. next Friday at Danbury.
Editor’s note: Will update if more information becomes available.