Playing to the level of their competition is not what Fort Stockton girls basketball coach Sherman Chew is about, nor is his team. The first-year head coach had his team locked in heading into Tuesday’s game and the Prowlers didn’t take their winless opponent, Pecos, lightly.
With under six minutes to play in the third quarter of Tuesday’s game in Fort Stockton, the scoreboard read 33-28 in the favor of the Panthers. The advantage was garnered after one of their better 14-minute stretches of the season - beginning with just over two minutes to play in the first quarter to just over five minutes to play in the third quarter.
No love was lost in a heated battle on the court on Friday at the Special Event Center when the Fort Stockton boys basketball team squared off against Alpine. Tempers flared between fans, players, and coaches throughout in down-to-wire finish.
The Rankin girls basketball team had an unblemished record at 14-0 and were ranked No. 5 in Class 1A according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches when they went up against the Lady Longhorns on Tuesday in Imperial.