BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorial-Shadow Creek set for Friday in La Porte

Published 12:12 am Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Port Arthur Memorial’s area round game in the 5A boys basketball playoffs against Alvin Shadow Creek has been set for 7 p.m. Friday — unless it becomes part of a doubleheader — at La Porte High School, 301 E. Fairmont Pkwy.

Memorial is the home school. Tickets are $5 each for everyone at the door.

Memorial (28-5) advanced to the area round by beating Barbers Hill 73-54 in Channelview on Monday. Shadow Creek (23-6) beat Houston Sterling 92-67 in Houston that evening.

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The Memorial-Shadow Creek winner will take on the winner of the area round game between the winners of Humble vs. Nederland and Houston Furr vs. Texas City. Both of those bi-district games are scheduled for tonight.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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