Class A Division II
State Semifinal

Douglass Indians (29-6)
vs.
Water Valley Wildcats (33-2)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Frank Erwin Center, Austin

Coaches

  • Douglass: Mark Leuschner
  • Water Valley: Andy Copley

 

Road To Austin

Douglass

  • First-round bye
  • Region IV area playoff: def. Fayetteville 54-35
  • Region IV quarterfinal: def. Calvert 50-37
  • Region IV semifinal: def. Menard 61-34
  • Region IV final: def. Oakwood 69-58

 

Water Valley

  • First-round bye
  • Region I area playoff: def. Valera Panther Creek 89-32
  • Region I quarterfinal: def. Zephyr 47-34
  • Region I semifinal: def. Crowell 49-46
  • Region I final: def. Throckmorton 62-43

 

Up next: Winner faces Roxton (28-4) or Texline (28-6) in Saturday's 7:30 p.m. Class A Division II state championship.

State Tournament Apperances

  • Douglass: 1 (2013)
  • Water Valley: 1 (2013)

 

Players To Watch

Douglass

  • G Reed Westbrook, Sr., 6-1
  • G/F Bryce Westbrook, Jr., 6-3
  • C  Jake Raines, Sr., 6-4
  • G Jason Hobson, Jr., 5-11
  • C Timothy Ham, Jr., 6-4

 

Water Valley

  • G Trae Hannon, Jr., 5-10
  • G Connor Copley Jr., 5-8
  • F Brock Demere, Jr., 6-3
  • G Kellan Kirkland, Jr., 6-2
  • F Colten Zuniga, Sr., 6-0

 

Did you know?

  • Water Valley's two losses came against Class 3A Midland Greenwood (68-55) and Class 2A Wall (52-43).
  • Douglass played nine games against teams that finished the regular season ranked in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches polls, going 7-2 in those contests.