BOYS BASKETBALL: Boerne falls to Wichita Falls Hirschi in overtime in UIL Class 4A State semifinals
Senior Devin Styles poured in 23 points, but it wasn't quite enough to lift his team to a victory, as the Boerne boys basketball team fell to Wichita Falls Hirschi in overtime in the UIL Class 4A State semifinals.
CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Antonian boys race past Bishop Lynch, win second TAPPS state title in three years
The Antonian boys basketball team celebrates after winning their second TAPPS 6A State title in the last three seasons at A&M Consolidated High School on March 12, 2021. COLLEGE STATION – Early on in the first quarter of their TAPPS 6A State Championship game, the Antonian boys basketball team was in trouble. Bishop Lynch came out on fire and jumped out to a 17-6 lead with a little over 2 minutes left in the frame. The Apaches lost to JPII last season in the state championship, the only blemish on what has been a stellar, three-year run of dominance. So to be able to get the second one tonight, when we missed out on getting it last year, it’s just sweet.”
CHAMPIONS: Cole boys defeat Tatum, win first state title since 1989
On the exact anniversary of the 2020 University Interscholastic League (UIL) state tournament’s cancellation due to COVID-19, the Cougars used a third-quarter surge to knock off Tatum in the Class 3A State Championship Game at the Alamodome, 77-60. Trailing 9-7 after one quarter of play, Cole found some separation in the second quarter. Cole then outscored Tatum 31-12 in the third quarter, providing all the separation they would need to cruise to the title. Congrats to Cole High School on winning the Class 3A boys state basketball title! #KSATsports @RGC_BBasketball @SHAQ https://t.co/FGNKcY3yAK pic.twitter.com/GylwsuZHII — KSAT 12 Sports (@InstantReplaySA) March 13, 2021This is the program’s first state championship since Shaquille O’Neal led the Cougars to the Class 3A title in 1989.
Cole boys defeat Little River Academy, advance to second straight UIL Class 3A State Championship Game
“It feels great,” Blackmore said. “We’re going back to the championship game, and we actually get to play it this year. I love how we can come through in a tight game like this against a great team. “You never know if you’re going to get back to state or if you’re ever going to have a chance to get back to a state championship. They think they’re going to win every game.”The Cougars will return to the Alamodome on Friday, March 12 to take on Tatum in the UIL Class 3A State Championship Game.
HIGHLIGHTS: Cole boys roll past Santa Rosa, clinch third straight UIL State berth
SAN ANTONIO – A year after their championship game was canceled due to the burgeoning COVID-19 pandemic, the Cole boys basketball team rolled past Santa Rosa in the Class 3A Regional Final and clinched the program’s third straight trip to the UIL State Tournament.
HIGHLIGHTS: Styles’ buzzer-beater sends Boerne boys to State
SAN ANTONIO – Devin Styles scored the game-winning layup at the final buzzer, and the Boerne boys basketball team defeated Somerset 61-59 in the Class 4A Regional Final to clinch the program’s first trip to the UIL State Tournament since 2008.
HIGHLIGHTS: Clark boys edge Harlan late, Antonian rolls into third round
SAN ANTONIO – Plenty of great boys basketball action on Tuesday night, as Al Emerllahu’s late shot gives Clark a 49-48 victory over Harlan in the regional semifinals, O’Connor comes up short in a back-and-forth battle with Westlake and Antonian rolls past Houston St. Pius in the second round of the TAPPS playoffs.
Schuchart’s late shot lifts Jourdanton boys to dramatic comeback victory over Marion
DEVINE – Clyde Schuchart hit the game-winning three with 4 seconds left in regulation, and Jourdanton erased a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Marion and clinch the program’s first trip to the Regional Semifinals.
Harlan boys use 4th-quarter rally to top Warren, advance to Regional Semifinals
SAN ANTONIO – Trailing by two at the start of the fourth quarter, the Harlan boys basketball team took control of their third-round playoff game against Warren with an 8-0 run and hung on late to defeat their District 29-6A rivals 45-42 and advance to the Regional Semifinals.
HIGHLIGHTS: Judson girls edge Clark; Boerne Champion, Cole boys roll into third round
SAN ANTONIO – In girls hoops, Judson jumps out to an early lead and hangs on late to edge Clark and advance to the fourth round, while the Boerne Champion and Cole boys squads roll to convincing Area Round victories over Harlandale and Lytle respectively. WATCH: Trey Blackmore (@TreyBuckets11) throws down a thunderous slam dunk in the second quarter tonight, as Cole (@RGC_BBasketball) knocks off Lytle to advance to the third round for the fourth straight season! More highlights coming up tonight on #KSATsports @InstantReplaySA pic.twitter.com/anD2CTX3fZ — Andrew Cely (@ACelySports) February 25, 2021ON FIRE: Boerne Champion (@boys_champion) puts on an absolute clinic from behind the arc, knocking down 17 three-pointers in an Area Round rout of Harlandale! #KSATsports @LeechStan @WACathletics @BoerneISD pic.twitter.com/4z0C7H7q1X — Andrew Cely (@ACelySports) February 25, 2021MORE BASKETBALL COVERAGE
South San boys earn District 27-6A’s final playoff berth with two wins on last day of regular season
SCHERTZ – For the first time in three years, the South San boys basketball team is heading to the playoffs after defeating both Wagner and Smithson Valley on the final day of the regular season to clinch District 27-6A’s final playoff berth.
HIGHLIGHTS: Wagner boys keep season alive with double-overtime victory over Clemens
WATCH: It ain't over till it's over! @WagnerboysBball's Jasean Jackson (@jjack_210) converts a 4-point play to send their game against @SamuelClemenBB into overtime & @DavonteDurst hits an enormous three in Double OT to lift the T-Birds to a thrilling 70-65 win! #KSATsports pic.twitter.com/o7XIAcD6Nc
Brandeis excited for first UIL State Tournament appearance
SAN ANTONIO – After knocking off Judson to claim the Regional Title, the Brandeis boys basketball team is excited to play in the program’s first UIL State Tournament. The Broncos will take on Duncanville in the Class 6A State Semifinals on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Alamodome. MORE BOYS BASKETBALL COVERAGE: Wagner wants revenge for 2019 title game lossCLASS 3A: Cole returns to state for second straight season
Brandeis excited for first UIL State Tournament appearance
Brandeis excited for first UIL State Tournament appearancePublished: March 10, 2020, 10:50 pmAfter knocking off Judson to claim the Regional Title, an excited Brandeis Broncos boys basketball team is excited to play in the program's first UIL State Tournament.
Wagner wants revenge for 2019 title game loss
SAN ANTONIO – With memories from last season’s championship game loss still lingering, the Wagner Thunderbirds enter Thursday’s Class 5A State Semifinal against Mansfield Timberview with revenge on their minds. Tip off between the two schools is set for 7 p.m. at the Alamodome. MORE BOYS BASKETBALL COVERAGE: Brandeis clinches first state berthGIRLS STATE RECAP: Judson, Veterans Memorial and Fredericksburg represent greater San Antonio area
Boys HS Basketball Highlights: March 7th
SAN ANTONIO – For the first time in program history, the Brandeis Broncos will play in the UIL State Tournament after defeating Judson to claim the Class 6A Regional Title. Meanwhile, the Wagner Thunderbirds (Class 5A) and Cole Cougars (Class 3A) punch their tickets to state for the second straight season after hard-fought victories in their respective Regional Finals. BOYS BASKETBALL REGIONAL FINAL RESULTS
Pleasanton Boys Basketball back in Area Finals
PLEASANTON – Last year, the Pleasanton boys basketball team suffered a bitter ending to a remarkable season. This year, the Pleasanton boys are back, and they’re better than ever. “When we’re out here, we push each other and work hard. Once again, Pleasanton will square off against Sinton in the playoffs, this time in the Area Finals on Friday night. “I’m just letting them go out and play hard,” Marquez said.