Class A Division I
State Semifinal

San Augustine Wolves (23-6)
vs.
Mumford Mustangs (38-0)

10 a.m. Thursday
Frank Erwin Center, Austin

Coaches

  • San Augustine: Tory Barnes
  • Mumford: Chris E. Sodek

 

Road To Austin

San Augustine

  • First-round bye
  • Region III area playoff: def. Joaquin 80-71
  • Region III quarterfinal: def. New Summerfield 69-57
  • Region III semifinal: def. Kerens 81-60
  • Region III final: def. Grapeland 92-77

 

Mumford

  • First-round bye
  • Region IV area playoff: def. San Antonio Gervin Academy 70-61
  • Region IV quarterfinal: def. Snook 90-53
  • Region IV semifinal: def. Port Aransas 73-53
  • Region IV final: def. Milano 51-38

 

Up next: Winner faces El Paso Harmony Science Academy (26-3) or Dallas Triple A Academy (26-5) in Saturday's 8:30 a.m. Class A Division I state championship.

 

State Tournament Appearances

  • San Augustine: 2 (1973, 2013)
  • Mumford: 2 (2012, 2013)

 

Players To Watch

San Augustine

  • F/C Jarvis Smith, Jr., 6-3 (11.4 ppg, 12.6 rpg)
  • G Bobby Tanner, Sr., 6-0 (12.7 ppg, 4.9 apg, 4.2 rpg)
  • G Ja'Courtney Thomas, Sr., 5-8 (11.6 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.2 apg)
  • G/F Dezmond Randle, Jr., 6-2 (12.9 ppg, 6.0 rpg)
  • G Al Horton, Sr., 5-8 (4.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 2.1 apg)
  • G Ty'Aundra Taylor, Sr., 5-8

 

Mumford

  • G/F Aubrie King, Jr., 6-5
  • G/F LaKendrick Hyson, Jr., 6-3
  • G Josh Sustaita, Sr., 5-11
  • F/C Willy Pompa, Sr., 6-2
  • C Ruben Evans, Sr., 6-4
  • F Seth Smitherman, Jr., 6-3

 

Did you know?

  • San Augustine scored 92 or more points eight times in its first 29 games.
  • Mumford lost 65-47 to Clarksville in last year's 1A D-I state championship. That was the Mustangs' only loss.
  • Mumford is 75-1 since the beginning of last season.