The Angelo State Rams basketball team sits in a three-way tie for third place in the Lone Star Conference and the Rams go on the road this week for their longest road trip of the season. The Rams visit UT-Permian Basin in Odessa on Thursday night at 7:30 and then make the farthest road trip in the conference to Western New Mexico on Saturday at 5pm. Three of the four losses for the Rams are against top 20 ranked teams….the ASU Belles sit in a four-way tie for first place in the LSC with West Texas A&M, Eastern New Mexico and Texas A&M-Commerce. The Belles are still ranked in the top 20 in the nation at #19 in Division 2. The Belles play at UT-Permian Basin on Thursday at 5:15 and Saturday at 3pm at Western New Mexico. You can listen to ASU basketball this week on 1260AM KKSA or angelosports.com.
In HS girls basketball, the Central Lady Cats won a non-district game over Abilene Wylie 58-44 and the Lady Cats improved to 23-6 overall. Parris Parmer had 15 points and Central will host Fort Worth Haltom on Friday. The #1 Wall Lady Hawks won their 13th consecutive game, 69-17, at Reagan County. Wall is 21-3 and 7-0 in district play and hosts TLCA on Friday. The Christoval Lady Cougars edged Forsan 35-32 to remain perfect in district and Eldorado topped Miles 47-35 and Christoval will host Eldorado for first place in district play on Friday night.
In HS boys basketball, the TLCA Eagles have won 17 of their first 20 games including a 5-0 start in district play after last night’s 42-38 win over Ballinger. TLCA is tied for first place in district 4-3A with Wall and the Eagles play Wall next. The Wall Hawks destroyed Reagan County 64-18 and led 33-4 at the half. Wall is 22-3 overall. Veribest defeated Sterling City 50-39 to up their district record to 4-1; Eden is unbeaten, 6-0 in district action, after a 50-35 win over Menard. The Irion County boys lead district 11-A with a perfect record following a 61-21 blowout win over Bronte and Eldorado squeaked by Miles 63-62.