Kingwood: After dropping a pair of two-point games this season, the Kingwood girls’ basketball team found a way to turn that around last week, holding off Crosby, 39-38, to improve to 2-8 for the season.
The District 22-6A season begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Atascocita.
Quarterback Brice Matthews threw for 402 yards and three touchdowns as the Eagles rolled to a 42-24 victory over Tompkins on Saturday in a Region III semifinals game at NRG Stadium. Matthews also rushed for a touchdown.
Keith Wheeler caught a pair of touchdown passes and Landon King led the receiving corps with 169 yards and one touchdown on 13 receptions. T.J. Thomas rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries.
The Eagles advance to the Class 6A Region III-Division I finals where they will meet North Shore at 2 p.m. Saturday at C.E. King.
The Wildcats (10-3) season came to an end with a 35-14 loss to Katy Taylor in a Region III semifinals game on Saturday at NRG Stadium. Humble quarterback Dexter Wyble threw for 208 yards, including touchdown passes to Donald Harper and Robert Williams.
The Falcons defeated Little Cypress-Mauriceville, 62-51, behind 30 points from Jacob Harvey, who also came up with five steals. Grey Soileau contributed with seven rebounds as the Falcons improved to 3-0.
The Lady Panthers used a 28-6 fourth-quarter run to turn back Huffman Hargrave, 57-34. It was the 100th victory for head coach LeighAnn Wolfe. MaKayla Bullard and Aliyah Bustamante scored 11 and 10 points respectively while Biva Byrd and Kendall Daniel pulled down 15 and 13 rebounds in order.
The Bulldogs reached the finals of the McDonald’s Invitational recently in Pasadena before falling to neighboring rivals Atascocita, 71-57, in the tournament championship game. Dylen Scales and JaVon Jackson were among the many standouts for Summer Creek.