EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The 2023 UIL Texas Boys State Basketball Championships got under way on Monday.
No. 18 Chapin def. Bel Air, 63-39 (Chapin advances to Area round)
No. 18 Chapin dominated Bel Air in the opening game of the playoffs. Bryson Goldsmith (15 points), Brandon Hymes (14 points), and Idalius Coleman (14 points) led the Huskies in scoring. This was Chapin’s fourth straight Bi-District title. Chapin will play Amarillo Palo Duro in the Area round.
Andress def. Del Valle, 70-63 (Andress advances to Area round)
Andress was led by Jeremiah Porrata as he recorded 23 points on the night. Jamal Williams contributed 21 points and Ezra Wolfgang had 14 points. Andress will play the Lubbock Monterey in the Area round
Parkland def. Burges, 45-42 (Parkland advances to Area round)
Parkland locked up back-to-back Bi-District titles with Monday’s win over Burges. Parkland will play Amarillo Tascosa in the Area round.
Canutillo def. Hanks, 50-42 (Canutillo advances to Area round)
Canutillo had three players finish the night in double-figures in scoring. Joseph Martinez led the way with 18 points. Gio Gutierrez recorded 15 points and LJ Martin scored 10 points. Hanks was led by Daniel Perez (15 points) and Luis Perez (11 points). Canutillo will play No. 7 Amarillo in the Area round.
Brownfield def. No. 15 Tornillo, 61-56 (Tornillo eliminated from playoffs)
Tornillo saw their historic season come to an end in the opening round of the playoffs. Victor Valenzuela had 15 points and was the team’s leading scorer. Jesus Delgado followed up with 14 points. Tornillo ended their season with a 30-2 overall record and will go down was one of the best teams in program history.
More local high school teams were in action on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Bi-District playoffs. Here’s a look at the scores and results.
Eastwood def. San Angelo Central, 48-46 (Eastwood advances to Area round)
Eastwood defeated San Angelo Central at Sul Ross State on Tuesday night to advance to the Area round where the Troopers will face Byron Nelson at 4:30 p.m. MT on Friday in Andrews.
Odessa Permian def. Franklin, 66-48 (Franklin eliminated from playoffs)
Permian traveled to El Paso on Tuesday and defeated Franklin to end the Cougars season. Franklin ends the year 22-10.
Frenship def. Americas, 71-46 (Americas eliminated from playoffs)
Frenship knocked Americas out of the playoffs on Tuesday afternoon in Fort Stockton. For the first time since 2014-15, the Trail Blazers did not win their Bi-District game.
Odessa High def. Coronado, 86-53 (Coronado eliminated from playoffs)
Coronado’s season came to an end with a playoff loss on the road at Odessa on Tuesday night.
No. 24 Harmony def. San Elizario, 58-27 (Harmony advances to Area round)
Harmony cruised past San Elizario on Tuesday to set up a massive second round showdown with No. 17 Canyon Randall in the Area round.
Bowie def. Fabens, 64-52 (Bowie advances to Area round)
Bowie advanced to the Area round for the first time since 2016 on Tuesday by beating Fabens. The Bears will face. No. 8 Canyon in the Area round.
Riverside def. Irvin, 57-26 (Riverside advances to Area round)
District 2-4A champion Riverside rolled past Irvin into round two. The Rangers will face Midland Greenwood in the Area round.
Austin def. Mountain View, 64-52 (Austin advances to Area round)
For the first time in 12 years, Austin advanced to the Area round of the playoffs by defeating Mountain View. The Panthers will play Seminole in round two.
Seagraves def. Anthony, 77-59 (Anthony eliminated from playoffs)