Jarrell’s fellow Class 3A semifinalists


JARRELL’S FELLOW CLASS 3A SEMIFINALISTS

• Brock

Coach: Zach Boxell

Record: 29-8

Streak: W17

State tournament appearances: 10 (1973, ‘92, ‘93, ‘97, 2002, ‘03, ‘12, ‘13, ‘15, ‘17)

About the Eagles: Jarrell’s state-semifinal opponent, Brock defeated Canadian, the two-time defending Class 2A champ, in the 3A, Region I final. … Senior G Taylor Perry and Scott Thomas, a 6-foot-4 sophomore, each scored nine points for Brock in its 40-36 victory in the regional final. … Two years ago, Perry scored one point as Brock defeated Universal City Randolph 37-32 to win the Class 3A championship. He’s the only current Eagle who played on the 2015 state-title squad. … Jarrell defeated Brock 58-53 on Dec. 29 at the Whataburger Tournament in the Fort Worth area. One day later, Brock lost to Bowie 58-54, the Eagles’ last loss before they went on to win 17 straight.

• Dallas Madison

Coach: Damon Barnett

Record: 26-8

Streak: W18

State tournament appearances: 9 (1996, ‘97, 2000, ‘09, ‘10, ‘13, ‘14, ‘15, ‘17)

About the Trojans: Madison defeated Ponder 79-57 Saturday in a regional final as senior G Patrick Terry scored 19 of his game-high 25 points in the first half. … JeMichael Bowens, a 6-foot-6 senior, piled up 16 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and four blocks against Ponder. … Madison topped 100 points in seven games against weak District 11-3A opponents, including a 124-24 blowout of Dallas A+ Academy. … In 2014 and 2015, Madison defeated Houston Yates in Class 3A state-title games before being forced to forfeit both victories because those Trojans squads included ineligible players. … Madison topped the closing regular-season Class 3A state poll compiled by the Texas Basketball Coaches Association.

• Santa Rosa

Coach: Juan Cipriano

Record: 34-3

Streak: W22

State tournament appearances: 4 (1961, ‘62, 2009, ‘17)

About the Warriors: Santa Rosa, which scored 90 or more points in its first three playoff victories, topped Schulenburg 75-33 in the 3A, Region IV final. … Senior G Leo Lara totaled 27 points in the regional final for Santa Rosa while teammates Monico Prado and AB Lozoya — a 5-foot-2 junior — added 18 and 13, respectively. … A 6-foot-1 senior, Prado transferred to Santa Rosa from Harlingen South before this season. … The Warriors snapped up 14 first-half steals against Schulenburg while building a 44-30 lead. … Before its 2009 appearance at the boys state tournament, Santa Rosa’s most recent trip to state had come during the John F. Kennedy administration.

— From staff reports



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