806 2-4A BLOG: ITS 2-4A VS 8-4A: FOR A TITLE SHOT SATURDAY

So, it comes down to this. It’s finally here for our last two teams standing in 2-4A; the Estacado Matadors and the Seminole Indians. Seminole played big-boy ball in an convincing win over Lamesa, 58-41 on Tuesday while Estacado won 78-71 over a great opponent in Perryton who gave the Mats’ fits all night.  Estacado will play first in the 4A Regional Tournament at 7:00pm tomorrow against Midlothian Heritage; a team that is 30-5 on the season and 12-1 in district play, good enough for first place in 8-4A. But,…

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LAMESA VS SEMINOLE: PT.3…LITTLEFIELD VS CANADIAN HIGHLIGHT REGIONAL QUARTERS..

Now we get down to the meat of the postseason. This is where the best take on the best. This is where it will take an entire 32 minutes of team ball for a team to advance. Folks, the Regional Quarterfinals are here. A plethora of great match-ups are coming tomorrow, but what are the top five games in the 806? Here are the top games that all fans should tune into to see which team advances to the Regional Tournament in their respective classes. TOP FIVE REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL BASKETBALL…

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2-4A PLAYOFF BLOG: ESTACADO MAKING BASKETBALL “GREAT AGAIN”, LAMESA, SEMINOLE ADVANCE

As the Bi-District playoff round of basketball has come and gone, 2-4A won three of their four matches against 1-4A. The only loss came from Levelland’s Lobos, who fell to Perryton, 57-56. In a game where the Lobos started slow, they fought back and had a six point lead heading into the fourth quarter over the Rangers. But, in the fourth the Lobos just couldn’t get out of their own way and lost a heartbreaker to end their season on the hardwood. Estacado beat Borger by 20 points in a…

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806 BOYS’ BBALL PLAYOFF PREVIEW: PLAYERS TO WATCH.. TOP BI-DISTRICT GAMES COMING

The 2017 edition of the boys’ basketball playoffs is here! Some players, like Jarrett Culver, will make his last run along with the Mustangs for a 5A title. Some players, like Estacado’s Donald Young will experience his first run with a dangerous Estacado team. There are teams like New Deal and Clarendon that we want to see against some real competition, and that will come soon. There are also players like Jaxson Durham and Josh Servantez that should come up big for their respective teams as well. So, here is…

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2-4A PLAYOFF BLOG: ARE OUR SEEDS FACING OFF AGAIN NEXT WEEK????

Finally. It’s here. About time…. The 2-4A playoff picture is set and the brackets are out for the 2017 playoff run. Immediately after looking at the brackets, it’s obvious that there is a strong chance that our four seeds could meet in the 4A Regional Quarters and have to knock each other out to get to the Regional Tournament. Seminole plays Pampa in the BI-District¬†round on Tuesday at Dimmitt High School at 8:00pm. The tribe come in ranked ninth in the state in 4A and battle tested as they have…

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SPUR OF THE MOMENT: SHOBERT’S 29 POWERS SPURETTES TO QUARTERS

What a game this was, folks. Spur and New Home both came in ranked in 1A and the game proved to be a dogfight with New Home falling to the Spurettes, 50-35. In the first quarter, both teams came out swinging with Spur holding a 13-11 advantage after the first quarter. In the second, the Spurettes’ increased their lead to 31-25 over the Lady Leopards behind Brooke Shobert’s 20 points. Brooke led all scorers with 29 in the game as well. In the third quarter, both teams slowed down significantly…

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PIRATES SECURE PLAYOFF BERTH WITH WIN OVER PLAINSMEN

In a game that was to decide the last spot in 4-5A’s boys’ basketball playoffs between Monterey and Lubbock Cooper, the game started off slow for both squads as The Pirates led after one quarter of action, 10-8. In the second quarter, play started to pick up as Daniel Fidler scored eight of his 10 first half points and Kailan Noseff scored 10 of his 13 in the second stanza as well as the Pirates took a 31-28 lead over the Plainsmen going onto the half. In the third quarter,…

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ALL GIRLS’ AREA ROUND GAMES DATES AND TIMES SET

A lot of great games were played in Round  one of the UIL state playoffs and there will be some more huge games coming our way starting tomorrow! Congrats to all teams that made it, along with the teams that didn’t; you guys still had a superb year!  Here are all the matchups, along with times and locations below!  (From Amarillodot com) Girls playoff pairings Class 6A Bidistrict Arlington Bowie 71, Halton City 35 El Paso Eastwood 34, Midland Lee 32 Keller 46, North Crowley 35 Frenship 55, El Paso…

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2-4A BLOG: ALL SEEDS SET AS LAMESA SAVES ITS SEASON..MATS WIN THRILLER

What a night in 2-4A! Well, I say that every night these teams square off against one another as this district is proving to be the toughest in Texas. Brownfield had a slight chance to get into the playoffs with two victories and two Seminole losses. But before Seminole’s game against Estacado got to halftime, the Cubs were eliminated with an 86-84 loss to the Golden Tors in Overtime. A loss that was shocking since the Cubs were up by 21 points in the fourth quarter before Lamesa rallied back…

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“CAM” I GET A WITNESS? GONZALES PEAKING AT RIGHT TIME FOR MATS AS SEMINOLE AWAITS

Lamesa versus Estacado is always a great game, but the latest installment may have been the best; well, at least the best for Cam Gonzales of the Estacado Matadors. Moving into Estacado district in the offseason from a successful run as the point guard on a starting team that made an appearance at the state tournament in 2016 from Levelland, it looks as if it took a while for the Matador players to adjust to his style, as did Cam adjusting to the Matador way of playing their uptempo style.…

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