South Gar­land’s Maxey’s 46 points tie tour­ney record,

Austin American-Statesman Sunday - - SPORTS -

The 2018 boys state tour­na­ment con­cluded Satur­day night at the Alam­od­ome in San An­to­nio. Here’s a brief re­view of the fi­nal-day ac­tion:


The top in­di­vid­ual per­for­mances on the clos­ing day of the tour­na­ment along with the late games Fri­day night:

San­tana Martinez, Li­pan: Martinez, a se­nior guard, scored 14 points — in­clud­ing four in a clos­ing 6-0 run — as the Apaches de­feated Nazareth 49-42 in the Class A fi­nal. He also had three as­sists and four steals.

Tyrese Maxey, South Gar­land: Maxey, a ju­nior guard, piled up 46 points in his team’s state semi­fi­nal loss to Katy Tomp­kins. His to­tal tied a state tour­na­ment record as he made 14 of 25 field-goal at­tempts and sank 14 of 16 shots from the foul line.

Daniel Mosley, Bowie: Mosley, a 6-foot-5 ju­nior, recorded his se­cond dou­ble-dou­ble in as many games, scor­ing 17 of his team’s 32 points and pulling down 10 re­bounds as Bowie won the Class 3A cham­pi­onship.

C.J. Wash­ing­ton and Ja­mal Bie­niemy, Katy Tomp­kins: The 6-3 Wash­ing­ton and the 6-5 Bie­niemy com­bined to score 51 points and grab 14 re­bounds against South Gar­land.


On Fri­day night dur­ing the Class 6A state semi­fi­nals, long­time LBJ boys bas­ket­ball coach Fred­die Roland was hon­ored by the UIL for reach­ing the 600-vic­tory mark.


Look­ing back at a mem­o­rable vic­tory for an Austin-area boys team at the state tour­na­ment:

Led by Bran­don Ir­win’s 19 points, in­clud­ing nine in the fourth quar­ter, Thorn­dale re­peated as the Class A, Divi­sion I state cham­pion with a 53-42 vic­tory over Dal­lardsville Big Sandy on March 8, 2008.

Cody Sch­nei­der added 18 points and five re­bounds for Thorn­dale, which re­mains the last Austin-area school to win a UIL cham­pi­onship in boys bas­ket­ball.


Thurs­day’s semi­fi­nals Class A Li­pan 77, Leggett 41 Nazareth 54, Gail Bor­den County 44 Class 3A Bowie 59, Grand­view 43 Mount Ver­non 63, Santa Rosa 54 Class 5A Port Arthur Me­mo­rial 61, Mid­loth­ian 49 Justin North­west 65, Alamo Heights 54 Fri­day’s semi­fi­nals Class 2A Stin­nett West Texas 70, Shel­byville 60 Thorn­dale 39, Muen­ster 35 Class 4A Dal­las Carter 80, Semi­nole 62 Sils­bee 80, Som­er­set 61 Class 6A Katy Tomp­kins 80, South Gar­land 76 (OT) Allen 70, West­lake 55 Satur­day’s fi­nals Class A: Li­pan 49, Nazareth 42 Class 3A: Bowie 32, Mount Ver­non 28 Class 2A: Stin­nett West Texas 61, Thorn­dale 55 Class 5A: Port Arthur Me­mo­rial 75, Justin North­west 69 Class 4A: Dal­las Carter (33-5) vs. Sils­bee (29-8), late Class 6A: Allen (33-5) vs. Katy Tomp­kins (32-8), late


Thorn­dale’s Bran­don Ir­win looks to fans af­ter beat­ing Big Sandy dur­ing the Class A, Divi­sion I state ti­tle game in 2008.

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