Scores and player statistics for Galveston County high school basketball
Dickinson’s standout point guard Tramon Mark erupted for 30 points in the second half Tuesday night at Krueger Field House, and the Gators rallied from a double-digit deficit to top the Clear Lake Falcons, 74-68.
The Tors allowed just 10 field goals on the night and used an 11-0 first quarter run that paved the way for a 63-34 rout on Tuesday night, keeping Ball High undefeated in District 22-5A going into Friday night’s showdown at Texas City.
The week ahead features multiple highly important games for Galveston County teams with their eyes on district titles. Here’s a look at what’s happening.
The La Marque football Cougars had a rough start to their season, but rallied to keep a long playoff qualifying streak alive, and the year officially wound down with all-district honors in their newly formed 11-4A-II conference.
Ball High’s Nigel Green hit a pull-up jumper with two seconds remaining to break a tie and lift the Tors to a 68-66 lead. The Ganders were unable to get a shot off on two inbounds plays to allow the Tors to escape with a win and improve to 5-0 in District 22-5A.
After an evenly matched first half, the Clear Springs Chargers ratcheted up their defensive intensity in the third quarter to take a big lead and managed to stave off a late rally from a game Clear Creek Wildcats team for a 56-48 win at home Friday night.
After Clear Springs took the action to the Wildcats and bumped and banged to a 22-17 halftime lead, Clear Creek resurrected just enough focus and offense and pulled away in the final minutes for a 43-35 boys victory on Friday night.
Tuesday’s Galveston County high school basketball action saw the Friendswood Lady Mustangs seize control of first place in District 22-5A, while the Clear Falls girls rallied to gain an inside track on the 24-6A playoff race. On the boys’ side, the Ball High Tors were left as District 22-5A’s only remaining unbeaten. Now, it’s time to march on and see what’s happening Friday.
The NFL announced Wednesday the high school football coaches nominated by the 32 NFL teams for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award, representing the best at the high school level, and Santa Fe head coach Mark Kanipes is the Houston Texans’ nominee.
The Tors were able to hold home court with a 45-43 squeaker over the Mustangs that improved their record to 11-8 overall while remaining undefeated in district play at 4-0.
A strong defensive effort and timely outside shooting helped lift the Friendswood Lady Mustangs over the Ball High Lady Tors, 52-40, in a District 22-5A showdown Tuesday at Friendswood High School.
Some big wins last week have set up some even bigger matchups for the early portion of the week ahead in Galveston County high school basketball. Here’s a look at what’s happening.