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For the final act of what has been a storied high school career, Morton Ranch senior guard L.J. Cryer was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ Class 6A all-state team this week. more
Thirty-two minutes of game time left a temporary stink on what had been accomplished and built in four years at Morton Ranch. more
The tweet popped up on more than 8,700 timelines at 3:25 p.m. on Feb. 19. Authored by Houston Rockets legend and three-time NBA champion Mario Elie, it stated what has become more and more obvious during the 2019-20 high school basketball season. more
For Katy High senior forward Allana Thompson, the Tigers’ 46-34 win against Taylor on Jan. 24 mirrored the evolution of her varsity career—a rugged start eventually giving way to a strong finish, from a player who wouldn’t be denied or deterred. more
It wasn’t pretty. A rare substandard showing by Morton Ranch against Taylor in a District 19-6A showdown on Tuesday, Jan. 21, produced disappointed looks and frustrated play. more
Going from limited role player, stuck behind three seniors who all went on to play college basketball, to one of the top players in the city of Houston is no surprise to Taylor junior guard Jake Arnold. more
Johnny Miller knows the history of Seven Lakes’ boys basketball, so the senior wing grits his teeth when reminded that last year’s team was the first in 11 years to not make the playoffs. more
While a 17-point fourth quarter lead and 26 points from Katy senior Allana Thompson were too much for Taylor to overcome, the Mustangs showed impressive resolve on Friday, Dec. 20, battling back to cut the deficit to five before falling 61-54 in a District 19-6A affair. more
Through the first 19 games of its season, Tompkins’ girls basketball team has won 16. Perhaps none, however, have been as telling as the Falcons’ District 19-6A opener on Friday, Dec. 13, a thorough 51-31 win over perennial district power Seven Lakes at home. more
Senior Catherine Hursh and junior Abby Bala are the sort of do-it-all wings that can dominate a game with scoring, but in Cinco Ranch’s District 19-6A opener against Mayde Creek on Friday, Dec. 13, their playmaking showed off the depth of this year’s Cougars squad in a 59-14 win. more
While anyone can look at the box score and see the gaudy 42-point night that Morton Ranch senior guard L.J. Cryer had, that would obscure the real reason the Mavericks prevailed in the 75-65 championship game against Klein Forest in the gold bracket of the Katy ISD Classic tournament at the Merrell Center on Saturday, Dec. 7. more
Seven Lakes coach Angela Spurlock knows people will inevitably compare this season’s team to the previous years. That will happen when a program is rich in tradition like Spurlock’s. more
It’s déjà vu for Tompkins coach Bobby Sanders. Not necessarily the fun kind of déjà vu, either. more
Cinco Ranch High seniors Jayden Collymore and Derek Dickenscheidt have known each other since they were in the sixth grade, as rivals at Cinco Ranch and Beck junior highs. more
The bad news is Class 6A’s No. 2 state-ranked Morton Ranch lost its season opener, 102-100, to Class 4A’s No. 2 state-ranked Yates on Saturday, Nov. 16, as a headlining game of RCS Sports’ prestigious 16-team Season Opener showcase at the Campbell Center. more
Morton Ranch center Eddie Lampkin was on the verge of tears, furiously frustrated. The hallway leading up to the Mavericks’ locker room at the Merrell Center was solemn and desolate, other than a random coach here and there running around, looking to track down players who wished to be on their own. Inside the locker room after the game, coach Khris Turner said it was as quiet as he’s ever heard a locker room; a group of players and coaches struggling to come to grips with what just took place. more
Not long before revealing the TCU shirt and the Horned Frogs hat that indicated the next chapter of an inspiring story, Eddie Lampkin broke down. more
Over a high school career that spanned three schools, where his game was simultaneously praised, criticized and scoffed at, Jacob Smith had one constant. more
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