You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myStatesman.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myStatesman.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myStatesman.com.

Girls basketball: Fab Fives and notes


GIRLS BASKETBALL

FAB FIVES

(Records through Wednesday)

• Class 6A

1. Cedar Ridge (20-6)

2. Pflugerville (19-7)

3. Vandegrift (17-10)

4. Vista Ridge (21-5)

5. Westwood (21-6)

• Class 5A

1. Georgetown (17-6)

2. Austin High (22-5)

3. Rouse (17-9)

4. Cedar Park (20-9)

5. East View (14-10)

• Class 4A and below

1. Liberty Hill (23-2)

2. Marble Falls Faith (22-4)

3. Texas School for the Deaf (18-3)

4. Jarrell (17-7)

5. Taylor (14-10)

TIP-INS

Off to a 5-0 start in 13-6A, Cedar Ridge plays at Pflugerville on Friday night in a district showdown. The Panthers, 4-1 in district games, have won five in a row. … Madison Byrne and Loren Goddard combined for 57 points as Vandegrift topped Vista Ridge 81-77 Tuesday night to take over sole possession of first place in District 25-6A. Vista Ridge began the week ranked eighth in the Class 6A state poll compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. … Georgetown and Austin High ranked 13th and 15th, respectively, in the TABC Class 5A state poll. On Tuesday, the Maroons defeated Class 6A Westlake 45-39 in a non-district contest while Georgetown defeated Cedar Creek 77-29 to improve to 8-0 in District 19-5A. If the Eagles top Connally on Friday night, Rhonda Farney will record her 1,075th coaching victory. … Bowie’s off to a 2-0 start in District 14-6A by virtue of victories over Del Valle (61-42) and Manor (59-27). The Cardinals bounced back Tuesday night by beating San Marcos 67-41 as Mariah Crittenden totaled 25 points. … Liberty Hill remains unbeaten District 19-4A in District 19-4A after rolling past Llano 66-20. The Panthers are ranked third in the TABC Class 4A state poll. … Marble Falls Faith ranked second this week in the TAPPS Class 4A state poll compiled by the association’s coaches. Brentwood Christian checked in at No. 8 while Texas School for the Deaf, off to its best start in more than two decades, was 10th. … Three other TAPPS teams popped up in state polls released this week. Regents was sixth in Class 5A, two spots ahead of St. Michael’s, while Austin Waldorf ranked second in Class 2A.

GAMES TO WATCH

• Friday

Bastrop at Rouse, 7 p.m.

Cedar Ridge at Pflugerville, 7 p.m.

Anderson at Bowie, 7 p.m.

• Saturday

Jarrell at Franklin, 1 p.m.

— Butch Hart, AA-S correspondent



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in High School Sports

Police: Raven’s safety Matt Elam arrested with drugs, cash, jewels in Miami Beach
Police: Raven’s safety Matt Elam arrested with drugs, cash, jewels in Miami Beach

Baltimore Raven’s safety Matt Elam was arrested on drug charges Saturday night in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade police said. The 2013 first-round draft pick is facing a series of drug possession charges, including possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and possession of a controlled substance. Elam, 25 and a native...
Girls basketball: UIL state tournament at-a-glance
Girls basketball: UIL state tournament at-a-glance

GIRLS 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 can’t occupy a seat.) An all-tournament pass costs $105. Parking: Available in Alamodome lots for $15. THE LOCAL ENTRANTS • Pflugerville Coach...
Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 16, linebacker Alston Orji
Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 16, linebacker Alston Orji

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 16: Alston Orji, ILB, Rockwall FYI: 6-2/214; 4-stars Texas offer: Yes Top offers: Oklahoma, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%...
Bohls: Kansas shows Texas has a long way to go
Bohls: Kansas shows Texas has a long way to go

Andrew Jones was steaming. You couldn’t actually see the steam rising out of his freshman ears, but you didn’t have to. He was upset. So what impressed him about Kansas’ basketball team? “They’re efficient, and they make plays,” the Longhorn guard said. “But they’re not unbeatable. If we did the little...
Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 17, linebacker Bumper Pool
Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 17, linebacker Bumper Pool

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 17: Bumper Pool, ILB, Lucas Lovejoy FYI: 6-2/215; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Arkansas, Alabama, Arizona, LSU, Michigan College: Committed to Arkansas on Nov. 7. Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height...
More Stories