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For the first time since 2007 the Clark boys basketball team has advanced to the 3rd round of the playoffs. The Cougars beat Madison on Thursday night 49-37. Clark grabbed the lead in the first quarter and never relinquished it. Niko Maxwell led the Cougars in scoring with 16, Jake Chapman had 12 and Kyle Rutledge added 10. Also scoring were Ansley Benjamin and Jacob Palacios with 4 each and Adam Perez with 3. (continue reading…)
The Clark boys basketball team won their bi-district game against Corpus Christi Carroll 80-71 on Tuesday night in Victoria. Clark was led this time by Niko Maxwell who had 18 points. Guard Adam Perez had 14 points and seniors Ansley Benjamin and Jacob Palacios added 12 points each. Jake Chapman joined in the scoring with 10 followed by Carter Josephs, Kyle Rutledge, Cal Harr and John Chapman.
The 24-8 Cougars will take on Madison in the second round. Date and location TBA.
WAY TO GO COOGS! BEAT MADISON!
Clark boys basketball handed the Taft Raiders their only district loss of the season on Saturday by a score of 67-55. With some hot shooting the Cougars ran up a halftime lead of 41-26. Leading Clark in scoring was junior guard Adam Perez with 15. Kyle Rutledge had 12, Ansley Benjamin scored 9 and Jake Chapman added 8. Also contributing were Carter Josephs and Niko Maxwell with 7 points each and Jacob Palacios with 6 points.
With one game remaining in the regular season, Clark is tied with Warren for second place in the district race with a 12-3 record. Taft wins district with a 14-1 record.
The Cougars close the season with Marshall on Wednesday at Paul Taylor at 6:00pm.
The Clark boys basketball team notched another victory in the second half of their district season this week, beating brandeis 58-46. Jacob Palacios led all scorers with 15 points, followed by Ansley Benjamin with 13 and Adam Perez with 10. The Cougars are 7-2 in district play.
Meanwhile, the Clark girls lost a close one in overtime to the broncos by a score of 61-59. Donna Matthews led the Clark scoring with 16 and Hannah Gulley added 10. The Cougars take on the challenge of the tough Jay Mustangs on Friday.
GO GET ‘EM COOGS!
The #5 Clark Cougars exploded for a 12 point lead in the third quarter against the #9 Warren Warriors and survived the final quarter frenzy to remain undefeated in District 27-5A. Clark defeated Warren 67-59.
The Warriors started the game with a 3-pointer and stepped out to a quick 7-0 lead. Down by 8 points with 5:35 left in the quarter, the Cougars went on a 12-5 run to make it a one point game on a Jacob Palacios bucket plus one with two minutes left in the quarter. Ansley Benjamin finished the quarter with a sweet move to the basket with 22 seconds left to give the Cougars a 18-17 lead at the end of the 1st quarter.
Both teams attacked the basket in the 2nd quarter, including back to back 3-pointers from Warren. A Sean Cason jumper ended the quarter and the Cougars trailed by one, 33-34 going into the half.
Junior Adam Perez scored 16 points, including two three pointers and 8 of his points in the 4th quarter, to lead the Clark Cougars in a 59-52 win against the brandies broncos. Senior Kyle Rutledge and Senior Jacob Palacios added 10 each.
The Cougars led after each quarter. Brandies (yes, this website spells it that way because…well, it’s funny) trailed by as many as 14 during a majority of the game. The win was the opening district game for the Cougars who are ranked #5 in San Antonio.
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The Clark girls basketball team opened district play with a dominating 49-37 win over Taft this week. Kristen Lye accounted for almost half of the Cougar’s points with 23. Melanie Schwartz, Donna Matthews and Hannah Garcia all added 6 points each. Up next is Marshall on Friday at 6:00 in the gym at O’Connor. Good luck Coogs!
The Clark boys continue to improve, posting a 57-51 win over Seguin on Tuesday. Jacob Palacios led the Cougars with 18 points while Adam Perez added 14 and Kyle Rutledge had 11 points in the win. Clark moved up to #6 in the area in the most recent Express News rankings. Their record is now 9-5 overall with a big game against Judson on Saturday at noon at Paul Taylor.
The #8 Clark Cougars boys varsity basketball team began the Lone Star tournament with a win over #6 Wagner, 64-53. Kyle Rutledge posted a game high 20 points followed by Jake Chapman with 14 points. Jacob Palacios turned in 11 points for the Cougars. The Cougars outscored Wagner 19-7 in the second quarter to pull away for the win.
The victory follows a 60-46 win over Johnson at the beginning of the week. They now carry a 7-3 record going into Friday’s games.
The Clark Cougars boys basketball team took on the #5 in the state Reagan Rattlers but fell just shy of the upset, 50-52. The Cougars, who looked sharp against the highly-rated team, stayed close through the first two quarters and even led at the end of three but a 3-point frenzy by Reagan’s Max Yon put the Cougars down by 10 with six minutes left in the game. With the score 51-41 in favor of the Rattlers, Jacob Palacios sunk a 3-point shot and made a crucial free throw to pull the Cougars within one with seconds left in the game. Reagan converted on a free throw on the other end and the Cougars last chance three pointer rimmed out and Reagan won the non-district contest.
The game was a great early test for the Cougars and based on the outcome, it looks to be another exciting year for players and fans.
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The Clark boys basketball team beat Fort Bend Marshall in the Bronze Level Championship game of the McDonalds Texas Invitational tournament. The Cougars won 54-44, led by 12 points from Niko Maxwell. Jacob Palacios added 10 and Adam Perez and Kyle Rutledge each had 8. (continue reading…)