Brock halts Kountze at state semi’s

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Kountze junior Grayland Arnold (15) gets a partial block on Brock forward Micah Thornton in the first half of play at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the UIL 3A state semifinals. Brock defeated Kountze 76-61, and became the eventual state champions after defeating Universal City Randolph on Saturday. Ready to rebound for Kountze is Henry Barnes (32).

By Daniel Elizondo

 

The Kountze Lions state bid came to a screeching halt after facing the eventual state champion in the UIL boys state basketball tournament. Kountze (33-7) struggled to get over the hump against the buzz saw Brock Eagles on Thursday at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the 3A state semifinals. Brock never relinquished a lead in the game, and dominated the fourth quarter en route to a 76-61 win over the Region III-3A champion Kountze Lions to advance to the 3Astate finals to face Universal City Randolph, winners over Childress.

 

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