Ellison’s Casey Armour scored 22 points, and Travian Wright shut down 14th-ranked Cibolo Steele star forward Gerald Liddell in a 63-57 victory on Friday at the Pflugerville tournament.
For about a half, it appeared that Temple might give Ellison all the Eagles could handle.
Makayla Gatewood scored 20 points and the Shoemaker girls basketball team capped off a perfect run through the Hays CISD Classic by beating host school Hays 44-35 in the championship game Saturday in Buda.
The Florence boys basketball team went 2-0 Friday to improve its tally at the Holland Classic to 3-0.
Ellison began the 2016 season with a pristine nonleague record and opened District 8-6A with a ton of momentum.
The Ellison boys eked out a 9-8 victory over the Harker Heights Knights on Tuesday at Hallmark Lanes to open the 16th season of high school bowling.
The Ellison boys basketball team showed fans in attendance Tuesday night why the Eagles may have something special in the making this season.
Dajuan Jones wanted to add to his arsenal.
Peyton Mansell had an illustrious career at Belton, and his play during the 2016 football season – especially in District 8-6A play – was indicative of such.
Ellison was in a battle at Pflugerville on Monday, and although there were times it appeared the Eagles were about to run away with it, the Panthers kept finding a way to respond and keep it close.
La’Praisjah Johnson racked up 26 points, Madison Hattix-Covington added 11 and Ellison beat Class 5A No. 11-ranked Georgetown 55-49 in Georgetown in a game that saw 67 fouls between the two teams.
Dajuan Jones had 19 points, and Marvin Caines and Casey Armour each recorded double-doubles as the Ellison boys basketball team cruised to a 72-49 victory Friday at Austin Reagan.
After not receiving a superlative last season, Shoemaker’s Charlene Shepherd put it at the top of her list of goals for the 2016 season.
Fresh off a 4-1 tournament at Copperas Cove over the weekend, Ellison head coach Sherry McKinney admitted she didn’t know how her girls would respond after a great weekend. Her team showed no sign of slowing down on Tuesday as Ellison whipped visiting Waco 68-33.
Shoemaker boys basketball coach Emund Prichett on Monday said Tuesday’s season opener against Liberty Hill was canceled.