Friday, January 28, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Yesterday, on Facebook Jalen Wsahington was getting feedback from his friends as to what shoes he should wear in last night's games. As his boys gave their thoughts on fashion, I offered up a "just hoop, young brotha" comment. I don't know what color or style he had on but it looks like he took my thoughts to heart as he gave the Hippos the business. 2011 G Jalen Washington had 32 points to lead the Hawks as they outscored Hutto by 12 points down the stretch, overcoming a one point deficit to win going away.
2011 Jalen Washington
Austin Bowie 49 Del Valle 43
2012 G Paul Baxter scored 22 to lead the Bulldogs to the victory.
Austin High 57 Austin Alins 49
Austin High's depth showed as the overcame a half time deficit to beat tough foe, Akins. They were led by 2011 PG Eric McClellan who has really stepped up his leadership for Austin High. 2011 Malcolm Canada (Central Arkansas) had 20 in the loss.
Austin Westlake 63 Austin Anderson 57
2013 PG Will Morse led his young Chaps squad with 19 points. 2012 G John Gramlich had 18 in the loss for the much improved Trojans.
Bastrop 71 Manor 66
Bastrop's senior backcourt of Josiah Monroe (UT-San Antonio football) & Jordan Roach (South Alabama) had 24 & 20 respectively as the Bears held a significant free throw edge. 2011 G L.D. Williams had 25 in the loss.
Leander 40 Georgetown 34
Georgetown's 2012 G Michael Hardge led all scorers with 16, but Leander got their production in a more balanced fashion as Senior forwards Micah Eargle (11) & Mark Nwakamma (10) to win a low scoring contest.
Round Rock 59 Round Rock McNeil 562011 G Blair Williams continues to lead the Mavs in scoring as well as fill up the stat sheet in rebounds and steals. He had 18 in the loss as 2013 P 6'10" Leonard Allen continues to assert himself defensively and sees his scoring become more steady as well for The Rock as he dropped 12 in the win.
Killeen 84 San Angelo Lakeview 42
The Runnin Roos continue to steamroll, with 4 players in double digits led by F Ta'Shawn Thomas' (Houston) 17 points.
Cedar Park 67 Dripping Springs 54
Senior PG Dylan Cox led his squad both statistically with 19 points and as a leader on the court as the Army commit quarterbacked his Timber Wolves to the win.
Austin LBJ 87 Austin Eastside Memorial 28
Senior Robert Lee had 29 in the Jags runaway "W".
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
D 1 Nation Real Talk: Johnathon Motley 6'8 forward (2013) North Shore HS
Friday, January 21, 2011
Sat/ Top Games to See
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
St. Thomas HS vs St.Johns HS Recap
ST. Johns HS featured one of the top 10 freshman in the country in Justice Winslow, son of former PHI Slamma Jamma player Ricky Winslow. St. Thomas brought in a talented group as well featuring several division 1 players in 6'9 (2012) forward Jeremy King, 6'4 guard(2012) Christian Sanders, and 6'0 guard (2012) Chase Brogna.
|Chase Brogna 6'0 ( 2012 pg)|
Both teams came of firing Chase Brogna started the game on a 6-0 run to give St. Thomas an early lead. ST. Johns responded with its on run to close to the 1st quarter. STHS 13- SJHS 7.T he 2nd quarter was more of the same as both teams struggled to score and traded a few baskets late in the period. Halftime STHS23-STJHS 16.
Third quarter belong to the duo from St. Johns Josh Winslow and Justice Winslow as the fed off each others energy made plays to keep their team in the ball game. end of 3rd quarter STHS 30- SJHS 29. In the final period both teams clamped down on the defensive end and it was a battle for every bucket. Chase Brogna and Christian Sanders were just to much down the stretch and out duel the Winslow brothers to propel St Thomas to a victory late.
Box Score STHS-40- SJHS 38
STHS- Chase Brogna 16, Christian Sanders 13
*Jeremy King had 15rebs*
|Jeremy King 6'9 (2012) forward|
SJHS- Justice Winslow 13(freshman) , Josh Winslow 12
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Saturday, January 15, 2011
St. Thomas HS vs St. Pius X HS
In front of a capacity crowd at the Reckin Gymnasium, two of the cities biggest rivals squared off in a district battle. ST. Thomas HS came out blazing with Christian Sanders (6'4 2012 guard) leading the charge offensively with a quick 7pts out the gate. St. Pius came to play as Devon Turk (6'3 2012 guard) put the Panthers on his back an answered with his own 9pt run to bring his team even with the Eagles from St. Thomas. Chase Brogna (6'0 2012 guard) counter with his own 8pt personal run to help St. Thomas extend the lead into halftime. Halftime score STHS 32- SPX 24. In the 2nd half both teams made a few adjustments and both teams knew they were in for a real fight. Both teams fans began intense chants as the game had a big time atmosphere feel. Tempers flared as neither team gave their opponent any easy baskets, foul trouble plagued both teams and sent key players to bench during this period. ST. Thomas lead 50-45 at the end of 3qtrs. Fans were on their feet for the final quarter both teams trade baskets to start the period, ST. Thomas led for the entire game until the last 2 mins when JP (6'5 2013 forward) scored on a 3pt play the old fashion way, to give St. Pius the lead inside of 2mins left in regulation. Both teams traded missed shots and it was Ian Hurley sinking 2 crucial free throws to give the Eagles a 1 point with 1 min left. ST. Pius got several good looks at the basket but were unable to connect and had to foul down the stretch. With just a 3pt lead Pius had one last opportunity to tie the ball, but a late miscommunication resulting in a turnover sealed the Panther's fate down the stretch. Round 1 goes to ST Thomas HS. Round 2 will be played @ St. Pius HS on 2/4/11get there early folks.
|Chase Brogna (6'0 2012pg) 7/8 fgs 16pts, 3stl, 4asst|
box score STHS 59- SPX 56
|Jeremy King (6'9 2012)|
SPX- Devon Turk 19pts
*Trey Guidry fouled out with 8pts
|Devon Turk (6'3 2012) led St. Pius X HS with 19pts|
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
|Andrew Jones 2011 guard made 6 out of 7 from 3pt arc (25pts)|
Monday, January 3, 2011
High School Round UP: Jan. 3,2011
Happy New Year to all!!! Hope all is well in 2011. Tonight kicks off high school basketball in the Greater Houston Area for new year. Many teams are headed into or just begun district play. Here are the marquee match-ups around town.
4pm Dulles 48 vs Ft. Bend Marshall 60 @ Wheeler Fieldhouse
5:30pm Travis 51 vs Hightower 49 @ Hightower HS
6pm Westbury 68 vs Milby 62 @ Butler Fieldhouse
7pm Elkins 60 vs Willowridge HS 71 @ Hopson Fieldhouse
7:30pm Bush HS 41 vs Ft. Bend Austin 39@ Wheeler Fieldhouse