Following a solid start to the contest, Lady Gators hit a dry spell in the middle of the game, but recovered with a 10-0 run in the third quarter to regain control en route to a 40-36 win over the Wolverines at home Saturday.
The coronavirus pandemic cost high school softball teams the bulk of their 2020 seasons, but in 2021 preseason state rankings, two Galveston County teams start right about where they left off last year.
The Clear Lake Falcons amped up their defensive intensity to start the second half, which allowed them to turn the game in their favor in a 66-62 road win Saturday afternoon against the Clear Falls Knights.
The Clear Falls Knights fell 51-14 in Saturday afternoon’s Region III-6A, Division II championship against the Katy Tigers, but they never lost the grit and resilience that got them to that point.
Clear Brook’s speed and tenacious defense helped the Wolverines build a sizable early lead, and they were able to maintain their advantage until the final whistle in a 75-64 win over the Clear Creek Wildcats at home Thursday.
The Wildcats girls basketball team quickly and emphatically bounced back from their district opening loss Friday night with a one-sided 43-16 home victory Saturday afternoon over Brazoswood.
Led by clutch stops on defense, Clear Falls ended the game with a flurry in the final 2 minutes for a come-from-behind win.
The Clear Springs Chargers brushed off a rough start and came back from being two sets down to defeat the Deer Park Lady Deer — 19-25, 17-25, 25-19, 25-13, 15-10 — in their Region III-6A quarterfinal volleyball playoff match Saturday at Clear Falls High School.
The Lady Mustangs recorded a 25-20, 25-22, 25-17 sweep of district and Galveston County rival Texas City in their Region III-5A quarterfinal playoff match Saturday afternoon at La Porte High School.
Bay Area Christian (5-3, 2-1) hasn’t played a game in more than two weeks, but that didn’t stop the team’s run game from beating Schertz John Paul II (2-5, 0-1) 37-12 Friday night in BAC’s opening round of the TAPPS Division III postseason.
The Wildcats battled back from the brink of defeat to claim a 25-15, 23-25, 12-25, 25-20, 15-9 first-round playoff victory Saturday night over the Lady Oilers in the friendly confines of Carlisle Fieldhouse.
The powerful hitters of the Texas City Stings stunned District 21-5A champion Barbers Hill in their Region III-5A bi-district playoff match Thursday at Pasadena High School, logging a 23-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-17 victory.
The Friendswood Lady Mustangs took care of business in their bi-district playoff match against Port Neches-Groves at Sterling High School on Thursday, sweeping the Lady Indians 25-9, 25-11, 25-16.