It 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
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
As crazy as it sounds, a 20-0 start and three tournament championships in the grand scheme of things doesn’t mean anything. Atascocita coach David Martinez knows it.
Following an 86-55 win against Hat-Ber to win the 2015 Neosho Holiday Classic, Martinez portrayed that similar message to his team.
They are 0-0 starting in 2016, Martinez said to his team as they stood in the locker room in Missouri, because the games they play moving forward carry more weight than any of the 20 previous they’ve suited up for. click here for complete story
The Houston metropolitan area is arguably the most competitive and talent-filled area in the country for high school basketball. And among the plethora of high-talent teams and future basketball stars, one school stands out. Atascocita High School opened less than a decade ago in Humble, TX and now the Atascocita Eagles have one of the most elite basketball programs in the country.
Last season, Atascocita advanced to the Texas regional basketball finals, falling to unranked Irving MacArthur last March in a surprising upset. The Eagles retain eight regular players from their state 6A-II runner-up team. This season, Coach Martinez and his team expect bigger and better things. “Our expectation is to win a state championship and to do whatever it takes to win one,” said junior Power Forward Fabian White, who transferred from Kingwood High School over the summer. click here for complete story