Boys Basketball

Falcons Soar to State Basketball Semifinals

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons boys basketball team is a senior-laden team, and it hopes to go out on a high note this weekend in San Antonio. The Falcons, 31-8, play South Garland, 36-3, at 7 p.m. Friday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The winner plays the winner of the Austin Westlake-Allen semifinal game which immediately follows. The Class 6A state title game is at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Alamodome. In describing […]

Boys Basketball Roundup: Falcons Soar to Early District Lead

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons have taken an early lead in the District 19-6A race by winning their first five district games. Their most recent win came Friday night against Cinco Ranch, 82-62. Overall, the Falcons have a 19-6 record, with a 5-0 district record. “We’ve got a lot of talented players, that’s the first thing,” Tompkins coach Bobby Sanders said. “We’ve got guys with offensive skills and shooters. The offense is really clicking […]

Cinco Ranch boys win in overtime; Chandler has third 30 point game

Special Report by: Roba Abousaway and Meherina Khan, Co-Editors-in-Chief of the County Line The games aren’t getting easier for the Cougars of Cinco Ranch. In Friday’s action, Cinco Ranch won another close game, defeating Bellaire 66-63. The game was tied at 53-53 at the end of regulation play, forcing overtime. Jaron Presley, with 22 seconds remaining, calmly drilled a three point shot that lifted Cinco Ranch to the win. Cinco Ranch’s Player of the Game […]

BOYS BASKETBALL: Now Let’s Get Back to Basketball

By Tom Behrens The Tompkins Falcons defeated Cinco Ranch Cougars 65-45 at Tompkins on Friday evening, Jan. 13. The previous Friday, Tompkins played Katy, won (73-51), but the game ended in a brawl that involved players and fans from both schools. Katy ISD handed down multiple suspensions for both teams. The University Interscholastic League is investigating as well. Two players from each team got tangled up after a play and began pushing and shoving each […]

Boys Basketball: Cinco Ranch Has The Title Sowed Up; Second, Third, Fourth Seeds Up For Grabs

By Tom Berhens At press deadline, only one more game is left in the boys District 19-6A regular season. The Cinco Ranch Cougars holds a healthy lead in the District at 11-2, and 25-5 overall. However, the games to determine the second, third, and fourth seeds is going to turn into some very interesting contests. Tompkins, Seven Lakes and Strake Jesuit all hold District records of 9-4. The Cougars began the season with impressive wins, […]