Tag: 14-5A Basketball

Basketball (boys): Oak Ridge’s comeback falls short in return to court against Deer Park

After several days off for winter break, Oak Ridge returned to the court to host Deer Park Tuesday afternoon. Albeit with a little bit of rust.

It was a back and forth affair, and though the War Eagle’s late comeback fell short, 52-50, Oak Ridge coach Neil Laminack didn’t want to make any excuses.

“The mental lapses we had on the last three possessions made it look like we’ve been off for seven days,” he said. “We just weren’t playing sharp.” click here for complete story

Baseball: The Woodlands earns upset over top-seeded Klein

520af14aea792.preview-300Luck of a coin flip got The Woodlands Highlanders a one-game series against the champions of District 15-6A Klein High School.

Starting pitcher Chris Andritsos got them the win. The senior pitched a four-hit, one-run gem in the bi-district round of the Class 6A playoffs, guiding his team to a 2-1 win over the Bearkats. The tradition-rich Highlanders (12-13) advance to the area round next week. click here for complete story


Baseball: Kingwood downs The Woodlands in season finale, 3-0

Kingwood's Blake Gould (11) pitches during Kingwood's victory over Waltrip on March 11, 2015, at Kingwood High School.
Kingwood’s Blake Gould (11) pitches during Kingwood’s victory over Waltrip on March 11, 2015, at Kingwood High School.

The Kingwood Mustangs ended their season on a high note with a 2-0 victory over The Woodlands Highlanders Friday night.

The Highlanders were coming into the evening standing at 5-6 in 16-6A and a victory would give them good momentum going into the post season. The Mustangs were eliminated from postseason contention and were playing for pride on senior night. Kingwood’s Blake Gould, who had struggled in previous outings this season, went five innings pitched surrendering only one hit and striking out five batters to earn the win. click here for complete story

Baseball: Cavaliers sweep weekend action

College Park swept the weekend action with wins at Summer Creek and Memorial to improve to 20-4 overall.
College Park swept the weekend action with wins at Summer Creek and Memorial to improve to 20-4 overall.

College Park continued on Saturday right where they left off at the plate on Friday night in a 12-2 non-district road win at Memorial on Saturday afternoon.

Seven different players combined for 11 RBI’s for College Park (20-4, 7-3) in the five inning victory. Colin Cameron led the way offensively for the Cavaliers going 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBI’s and a walk.

Cavaliers storm past Summer Creek

The College Park Cavaliers stormed back from an early 2-0 deficit for a 13-2 district road win in five innings over Summer Creek on Friday night.

College Park (19-4, 7-3) pounded out 13 runs on 12 hits from innings two through five as the Cavaliers got four RBI’s off two home runs from Nate Fisbeck and another four RBI’s and a home run from Aaron Perkins. click here for complete story

Track & Field: District 16-6A Meet Begins

552eb6b5c48ab.imageEvents got going right before noon on Wednesday at Turner Stadium as the District 16-6A Track Meet began with field events.

In the boys high jump, Atascocita’s Derek Williams cleared 6-foot-6, tying a school record, for first place. Behind him was The Woodlands Craig Heiser at 6-foot-2, Oak Ridge’s Darius Love and Atascocita’s Trey Evans at 6′ each for third and fourth, respectively. click here for complete story


Baseball: Oak Ridge takes down College Park with walk-off hit, 5-4

While College Park fans could call it gut wrenching, the players and fans in Oak Ridge attire simply called it a win.

With four runs in the bottom of the seventh, the War Eagles took an impressive win against their crosstown rivals in College Park, 5-4 Friday night at Oak Ridge.

By all accounts, the game was over. College Park starter, Tyler Mortenson had pitched six innings, yielding only one run and striking out 10 War Eagles batters on his way to a 4-1 lead going to the final frame. click here for complete story