Boys basketball: UIL state tournament at a glance


THE BASICS

When: Thursday-Saturday

Where: Alamodome, San Antonio

Tickets: A general-session ticket costs $19. (Children 2 and younger are free but may not occupy a seat.) An all-tournament pass costs $130.

Parking: Available in Alamodome lots for $15.

THE LOCAL ENTRANTS

• Jarrell

Coach: Drew Sumner

Record: 31-3

Streak: W18

State tournament appearances: 2 (2007, ’17)

About the Cougars: Qyrique Dabon, a 6-foot-7 junior, scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Jarrell defeated Teague 74-58 Saturday in the Class 3A, Region III final. … Cougars sophomore G Kyle Spencer totaled 17 points in the regional final while teammate A.J. Smith pulled down 15 rebounds. … In Jarrell’s only previous appearance at the UIL boys state tournament, the Cougars lost to Shallowater 43-42 in 2007 in a Class 2A semifinal. … Drew Sumner has recorded more than 500 victories since becoming Jarrell’s head coach in 1989.

• Thorndale

Coach: John Kovar

Record: 27-9

Streak: W6

State tournament appearances: 5 (2006, ’07, ’08, ’16, ’17)

About the Bulldogs: Thorndale will play in the boys state tournament for the second straight season. A year ago, the Bulldogs lost by a point to Canadian — the eventual Class 2A champ — in the semifinal round. … Ty Prince, a 6-6 junior, totaled 42 points in Thorndale’s two regional tournament games this past weekend while Sam Reaves, a 6-3 sophomore, totaled 39. … The Bulldogs snapped Mumford’s 25-game winning streak by posting a 54-50 victory Saturday in the Class 2A, Region IV final. … Thorndale won back-to-back Class A championships in 2007-08.

THE SCHEDULE

• Thursday

Class A semifinals

8:30 a.m. — Borden County (22-3) vs. Happy (24-5)

10 a.m. — Lipan (34-3) vs. Dime Box (27-8)

Class 3A semifinals

1:30 p.m. — Santa Rose (34-3) vs. Dallas Madison (26-8)

3 p.m. — Jarrell (31-3) vs. Brock (29-8)

Class 5A semifinals

7 p.m. — Corpus Christi Veterans Memorial (31-6) vs. Mansfield Timberview (30-7)

8:30 p.m. — Justin Northwest (32-5) Fort Bend Marshall (31-7)

• Friday

Class 2A semifinals

8:30 a.m. — Grapeland (33-5) vs. Muenster (31-6)

10 a.m. — Thorndale (27-9) vs. Clarendon (31-2)

Class 4A semifinals

1:30 p.m. — Freeport Brazosport (32-3) vs. Midlothian Heritage (32-5)

3 p.m. — Argyle (33-3) vs. Silsbee (31-6)

Class 6A semifinals

7 p.m. — Dallas Skyline (34-1) vs. Cypress Falls (33-3)

8:30 p.m. — San Antonio Wagner (35-2) vs. Keller (33-2)

• Saturday

8:30 a.m. — Class A final

10 a.m. — Class 3A final

1:30 p.m. — Class 2A final

3 p.m. — Class 5A final

7 p.m. — Class 4A final

8:30 p.m. — Class 6A final

— From staff reports



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