Galveston County high school basketball scores and player statistics
Clear Creek 64, Clear Falls 47
The Clear Creek Wildcats will enter the postseason on a positive note with a solid road win over the Clear Falls Knights in their regular season finale Tuesday.
Clear Creek’s defense led the way in a strong start for the Wildcats, as they won the first quarter 15-5. Offense picked up for both teams in the second quarter, but Clear Creek maintained its 10-point advantage at the halftime break, leading 33-23. The Wildcats won two close quarters in the second half to close out the win.
Nate Jackson (19 points), Donta Smith (17 points) and Hunter Smith (nine points) led the way for Clear Creek. Clear Falls player statistics were not immediately available.
The Wildcats will face District 23-6A runner-up Pearland in the bi-district round of the playoffs next week at a 6 p.m. Tuesday at Pasadena ISD's Phillips Field House.
Clear Lake 88, Clear Springs 72
In a close first half the saw Clear Lake holding a small-margin lead of 35-33, the Falcons soared high in the third quarter, scoring 29 points to take a 64-47 advantage going into the final quarter.
The fourth provided fans at Krueger Field House with the highest scoring quarter, which the Chargers won, 25-24.
Clear Lake shot 14-for-27 from the 3-point line led by Casey Davis’s (19 points) five threes, and Ajare Sanni (29 points, seven assists) and Riley Abercrombie (20 points) each connected on four triples.
The Chargers had four players scored in double-figures: Faite Williams (15 points), Christian Waller (14 points), Marcus Williams (11 points) and Terrence Woodson (10 points)
Both teams will be heading to the playoffs next week as Clear Lake (12-2) holds the No. 1 seed in 24-6A and will face the fourth seed in Alief Hastings (6-6 in 23-6A) and Clear Springs (10-4) will be the No. 4 seed in 24-6A and will tangle with District 23-6A champs Pearland Dawson (9-3) in the bi-district round.
Clear Springs meets Dawson at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pasadena ISD's Phillips Field House, while Clear Lake takes on Hastings at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dawson High School.
Dickinson 79, Clear Brook 65
Dickinson clinched a co-district championship with Clear Lake — the Gators’ third consecutive 24-6A crown — with an impressive road win over Clear Brook on Tuesday.
After a close first quarter — which Dickinson won, 20-16 — the Gators pulled away for a 37-26 lead at halftime and never looked back.
Tramon Mark had a game to remember with 34 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Deuce Guidry added 15 points, five rebounds and three assists. Nate Randle had 12 points, Jalen Wydermyer had nine points and four rebounds, and Byron Staten had seven points and five rebounds.
Dickinson ends the regular season with an overall record of 29-8 and a district mark of 12-2, and will enter the postseason, officially, as 24-6A’s No. 2 seed.
The Gators' bi-district round playoff opponent will be Alief Taylor, who they'll face 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pearland Dawson High School.
Friendswood 64, Alvin 45
It was fitting that two Friendswood seniors combined for 50 points in the final basketball game of their high school careers Tuesday at home.
Both Tanner Bandini (26 points) and Alex Dehoyos (24 points) lit up the scoreboard to help send the Mustangs senior class out with a win.
Santa Fe 52, Fort Bend Marshall 48
The Santa Fe Indians sent shockwaves through the area basketball landscape as they ended their regular season Tuesday at home with their first district win of the season — against defending state finalist Marshall.
Cisco Silva iced the game for Santa Fe with the final six points. Andrew Ross had two huge 3's in the second half. Aaron Dazey and Austin Lamb had huge second half baskets to seal the win.
Silva led the Indians in scoring with 14 points, followed closely by Lamb with 12 points. Dazey chipped in eight points, and Ross tallied six points.