Tag: Atascocita Basketball

Basketball: Atascocita’s perfect season ends in 6A state championship loss to DeSoto

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Atascocita senior guard Greg Shead works the ball against Desoto during the first quarter of their Class 6A boys basketball state championship

It happened again.

A disastrous second quarter cost Atascocita a trip to the state basketball tournament in 2015. The Eagles missed nine of their 13 shots and turned the ball over five times against underdog Irving MacArthur, digging a hole they couldn’t get out of and missing a chance to atone for losing in the regional finals the year before.

On Saturday night at the Alamodome, Atascocita again saw its offense sputter to a screeching halt. click here for complete story

Boys Basketball: Atascocita tops Sam Houston to reach 6A final

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Atascocita senior guard Carsen Edwards drives to the hoop against Sam Houston sophomore guard Terrell Wilson (10) during first-quarter action.

If Atascocita was hiding its desire for perfection before, the Eagles can’t hide it now. They’re on the doorstep of going wire to wire.

“We hadn’t been looking at that,” Atascocita coach David Martinez said. “But it is what it is now. We’ve got one game left.”

The Eagles defeated Sam Houston in a 78-67 win in the UIL Class 6A state semifinals Friday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. click here for complete story

Basketball: Indianapolis Star Purdue recruit Carsen Edwards leads one of nation’s top-ranked teams

635913258261325720-LAFBer-08-12-2015-JC-1-D001-2015-08-11-IMG-media-2015-08-11-IN-1-1-UMBJQ5B7-L657681448-IMG-media-2015-08-11-IN-1-1-UMBJQ5B7It wasn’t Carsen Edwards’scorching start last Friday night that surprised Atascocita High School coach David Martinez.

The veteran coach had seen his senior guard, a Purdue signee, lock in before. Even seven 3-pointers in as many tries — by the end of the first quarter — were a pleasant but reasonable spike for an accomplished shooter. click here for complete story

Boys Basketball: No.1 Atascocita clinches third-straight District Championship

56744bc7ba705.imageWith an emphatic 105-63 blowout victory against Summer Creek on Friday night, No. 1 Atascocita continued its dominance over District 16-6A clinching the program’s third-straight district championship.

“Great accomplishment,” Atascocita coach David Martinez said. “Not many programs can say that. Very proud of our kids and the pride hey have in Atascocita High School. It’s not easy and we work really hard to be competitive. While district championships are great our kids want to play for something bigger.” click here for complete story

 

Boys Basketball: Atascocita remains undefeated after win over The Woodlands

IMG_7680_story2The second place Highlander boys basketball team (22-6, 6-2) faced off against the undefeated Atascocita Eagles (27-0, 7-0) on Friday night at The Woodlands High School gym. The Eagles are number one in district and the state coming into tonight’s game. Click here for complete story

Boys Basketball: Woodlands, Atascocita set for district rematch

With just a handful of games left in the season, the pressure is on for teams to solidify or improve their spot in the standings. Atascocita, still undefeated, sits on top of District 16-6A with The Woodlands breathing down its neck. click here for complete story

Boys Basketball: Atascocita downs Oak Ridge, 82-35

568c9759a0c48.imageWhatever issues Atascocita had on Tuesday against The Woodlands, the Eagles fixed on Friday.

Atascocita (23-0, 3-0 in District 16-6A play) took care of business quite handily against Oak Ridge, blowing them out 82-35. click here for complete story