FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – For teams in the Fort Bend and Katy school districts, the first step on the Texas boys’ basketball playoff road always means facing each other – and it also means stiff competition.
The #1 seed among Katy ISD teams is Morton Ranch (26-6). The Rams emerged from their District 19-6A schedule a perfect 12-0, and the Ridge Point Panthers (23-11, 8-5 in District 20-6A) will try to pull off the upset tonight on a neutral court, Spring Branch ISD’s Don Coleman Coliseum. The game begins at 7 p.m. and can be heard live on VYPE Sports Radio via the link https://www.spreaker.com/show/fort-bend-sports-powered-by-vype. The “Countdown to Tipoff” show begins at 6:45 p.m. After the game, listen to the podcast of the game using the same link.
One change to the mix of Class 6A teams from the two districts has the Elkins Knights moving back into the state’s highest classification after they had competed in Class 5A since the start of the 2013-14 school year. In their first basketball season in the latest alignment of District 20-6A, the Knights (28-7 overall) were 13-1 in district games and enter the playoffs as 20-6A’s top seed. They face Katy Taylor, District 19-6A’s 4th-seeded entry, Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in another game you can hear live on VYPE Sports Radio at https://www.spreaker.com/show/fort-bend-sports-powered-by-vype. The “Countdown to Tipoff” show starts at 6:45 p.m., and the podcast will be available after the live presentation.
Also Tuesday night, the Travis Tigers battle the Katy Cinco Ranch Cougars at Bridgeland High School, and at the Alief Hastings gym, it’s the Bush Broncos against the surprising Mayde Creek Rams.
Finally, Fort Bend ISD has a team competing in the Class 5A bracket. The Hightower Hurricanes (25-9, 13-3 in District 24-5A), a Class 6A team last year, host Houston Sterling tonight at Buddy Hopson Fieldhouse in Missouri City.