The only HS boys basketball team in the area still alive after two rounds of the playoff is the Wall Hawks who play tonight in the regional quarterfinals against Crane who’s 27-2. The Hawks are 24-6 and have won 12 games in a row. Tipoff at 7:30 from Howard College in Big Spring…the only girls team from the Concho Valley going to the state tournament is Garden City who will play in the class 1A state semifinals on Thursday at 10am….the Cornerstone Christian Lady Lions are going to the TAPPS state semifinals. The Cornerstone girls will play in the 1A state semifinals on Friday versus DeSoto Canterbury.
The No. 21 Angelo State softball team completed a four-game sweep of Western New Mexico 7-3 in a non-conference game on Sunday in Silver City. ASU softball improves to 17-1 on the year and 6-0 in Lone Star Conference play. The Rambelles have hit 25 homers in 18 games and have won 13 games in a row. Next up for ASU softball is a doubleheader on Thursday at home against one of the top softball teams in the region, Lubbock Christian.
The season appeared to be to coming to a disappointing end when the ASU Rams basketball team trailed by 16 points on Saturday at Western New Mexico late in the first half, but the Rams rallied and beat Western New Mexico 79-73 to clinch a spot in the Lone Star Conference championship tournament this Thursday. The Rams were down 16 points with under four minutes left in the first half, but closed out the half on 12-0 run. Prince Foster carried the Rams with 22 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. The Rams will be the #7 seed at the LSC tournament and will play the #2 seed, Tarleton State, on Thursday at 2:30pm from Allen.
The No. 19 Angelo State women's basketball team won its regular season finale 93-80 over Western New Mexico and coupled with Eastern New Mexico's loss, the Belles earned a share of the Lone Star Conference Championship for the first time since 2005. The Belles and Eastern New Mexico finished tied atop the LSC standings at 16-4. Eastern New Mexico won the tiebreaker and will be the #1 seed and the Belles will be the #2 seed at the LSC Championship tournament. ASU Belles basketball will play the #7 seed, Cameron, on Thursday at noon from Allen. Every Belles and Rams basketball game from the Lone Star Conference championship tournament will be broadcast on 1260AM KKSA on Thursday.