The Cisco Lady Loboes held their ground in Class 2A of the girls poll this week. Meanwhile a total of 16 Big Country boys and girls basketball teams made the cut in the TABC poll.
The Wylie Bulldogs held on to their spot among the top boys basketball teams in the state after a clean sweep in district a week ago.
A total of 17 Big Country boys and girls basketball teams are ranked this week by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Eula doesn't play football in the fall, so the school's resources and the fans are concentrated more on basketball. The coach and the players say it's fun to be in a place where hoops is king.
The Eula Pirates are setting records and breaking down barriers with their trip to the Class A Div. I state championship game.
The Eula Pirates enter the state basketball tournament ranked #3 in the state. They are 35-2, and they haven't lost a game since December. In short, they are on a roll.
The Eula Pirates had a 3-2 on Kerens in the first quarter of the regional final game at Moody Coliseum, and that would be the last time they would be up until under a minute to go in the game. Dakota Rawls hit a jumper in the paint the put the Pirates up by one with less than a minute to go, and Eula would hold on for the 53-31 win. The Pirates had the lead for 17 seconds the entire game.
Eula plays in the state semi-final game next Thursday in Austin.
The Eula Pirates are back in the Regional Finals after beating Muenster on Friday at ACU.
A top ten match-up featuring the third ranked Eula Pirates and the ninth ranked Stamford Bulldogs went the way of Eula by the final score of 55-45.