MONDAY 02/11/19 – H.S. HOOPS HEADLINES TODAY’S ACTION

A PRELUDE TO THE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL POST-SEASON IS ON TAP TODAY FOR THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS. THE NO. 3-RANKED LIONS WILL TIP OFF AT 7PM AGAINST 4TH-RANKED CONROE COVENANT CHRISTIAN IN A 1ST-PLACE PLAYOFF GAME TO DETERMINE THE NO. 1-SEED IN THEIR TAPPS CLASS 2A DISTRICT. TODAY’S GAME WILL BE PLAYED AT THE WOODLANDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY IN THE WOODLANDS.

ELSEWHERE IN LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS, THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS – CHAMPIONS OF DISTRICT 20-5A – WILL ENTER THE PLAYOFFS ON TUESDAY WHEN THEY TAKE ON THE WALLER LADY BULLDOGS IN A 6PM CLASS 5A BI-DISTRICT TIPOFF AT MADISONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. ALSO TODAY THE NEW WAVERLY LADY ‘DOGS WILL GO UP AGAINST HITCHCOCK AT 7PM TUESDAY IN THE CLASS 3A BI-DISTRICT ROUND AT ATASCOSITA HIGH SCHOOL IN THE HUMBLE ISD.

IN COLLEGIATE SOFTBALL, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN SPLIT A PAIR OF GAMES ON THE 2ND DAY OF THE HOUSTON INVITATIONAL ON SUNDAY, GETTING INTO THE WIN COLUMN FOR THE 1ST TIME THIS YEAR WITH A 10-6 VICTORY OVER ILLINOIS OF THE BIG 12. THE KAT WOMEN ALSO LOST TO HOUSTON 2-0 ON SUNDAY. NEXT ACTION FOR THE BEARKAT SOFTBALL TEAM IS SET WEDNESDAY WHEN THE KAT WOMEN OPEN THEIR HOME SCHEDULE AT HOME AGAINST TEXAS SOUTHERN.

IN THE NBA ON SUNDAY, THE DALLAS MAVERICKS HELD ON FOR A 102-101 VICTORY OVER PORTLAND. TODAY, THE MAVERICKS WILL BE AT HOUSTON TO TEST THE ROCKETS IN A 7PM TIP ON FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST, ON AT&T SPORTSNET SOUTHWEST, AND ON NBA-TV.

ON THE PGA TOUR, PHIL MICKELSON PUT HIMSELF ON THE BRINK OF A 5TH VICTORY IN THE PEBBLE BEACH PRO-AM. BUT HE WILL HAVE TO WAIT TODAY TO FINISH AFTER DARKNESS SUSPENDED THE TOURNAMENT’S FINAL ROUND AFTER 16 HOLES ON SUNDAY.

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