Saturday's Finals, March 12, 2022 - The Alamodome
The last time Lipan lost a boys basketball game was on March 9, in the state 2A semifinal, to Clarendon, 68-47. That was 39 games ago.
As if revenge is not enough, Lipan's high hopes are to take the title from the defending champion Saturday afternoon; and in so doing accomplish the amazing feat of finishing with a perfect 40-0 season.
Garrett Smith (23) and Trey Phillips (17) were the Indian high scorers in Lipan's 58-40 semifinal win over Mumford on Friday morning.
Clarendon held on against La Poynor's press to post a 69-60 win . Except for a couple of minutes midway in the fourth, when they were stuck on point #61, the Broncos had the game under control.
Oak Cliff Family Academy claimed the first 4A final berth wth a 70-62 win over Silsbee.
In the second 4A semifinal on Thursday, Wichita Falls Hirschi downed Boerne in OT, 63-57.
It took two OTs for McKinney to defeat Weslake, 68-66, to make 6A final.
Duncanville lived up to 6A expectations, winning over Atascocita 50-36, in a surprisingly low-scoring game.
Graford (35-3) vs. Texline (33-3)
Dallas Madison (36-7) vs. San Antonio Cole (31-8)
Lipan (39-0) vs. Clarendon (30-2)
Beaumont United (34-3) vs. Mansfield Timberviewe (35-4)
Oak Cliff Faith Academy (35-4) vs. Wichita Falls Hirschi (29-6)
McKinney (34-5) vs. Duncanville (34-1)