The Wolves trailed Fort Bend Marshall 27-17 at halftime, but staged a dazzling comeback by making 69.2 percent of their second-half field goals -- 18 of 26. ezarate@star-telegram.com
The Wolves trailed Fort Bend Marshall 27-17 at halftime, but staged a dazzling comeback by making 69.2 percent of their second-half field goals -- 18 of 26. ezarate@star-telegram.com

Boys Basketball

Star-Telegram boys basketball Super Teams boast talent and depth

By Brian Gosset

bgosset@star-telegram.com

March 24, 2017 11:59 AM

UPDATED March 25, 2017 12:22 AM

First team

G R.J. Nembhard, Sr., Keller: 3-6A MVP averaged 25.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game for the 6A state semifinalist, and was TABC all state and all region. Going to TCU in the fall.

G Jhivvan Jackson, Sr., Euless Trinity: 5-6A Co-MVP averaged 23.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.4 steals per game, and was TABC all state and all region. Signed to UT-San Antonio.

F Jordon Myers, Sr., North Crowley: Was named 4-6A MVP for the third-straight season after averaging 17.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 3.0 steals per game, and was TABC all region. Shot 58 percent from the field.

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G Tim Johnson, Sr., Mansfield Timberview: Averaged 19 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game for the 5A state champs. Named 10-5A first team all-district and TABC all region.

G Avery Anderson, Soph., Justin Northwest: 6-5A Co-MVP averaged 20.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.1 steals per game for the 5A state semifinalist, and was TABC all state and all region.

Justin Northwest punches ticket to state

The Texans rallied in the second half to beat Burges 65-62 in Snyder to clinch a berth in next week's 5A state tournament.

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Second team

G Ryan Flores, Sr., Saginaw Chisholm Trail: 6-5A Offensive MVP averaged 17.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game for the Rangers, and was TABC all region.

F Pedro Castro, Sr., White Settlement Brewer: 6-5A co-MVP averaged 16.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.6 blocks per game, and was TABC all region. Signed to UT-Arlington.

F Jalen Petillo, Sr., Arlington Martin: 4-6A Defensive MVP averaged 14.6 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per game, and was TABC all region.

G Kyler Edwards, Jr., Arlington Bowie: 4-6A Offensive MVP averaged 22.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists per game and shot 82 percent from the free-throw line, and was TABC all region.

G Chris Mullins, Jr., Mansfield Timberview: 10-5A Defensive MVP averaged 18 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.0 steals for the 5A champs, and was TABC all state and all region. Named 5A state title game MVP.

Newcomer of the Year

G Jahmius Ramsey, Soph., Mansfield Summit: 10-5A Sophomore of the Year averaged 21.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.7 steals per game for the Jaguars.

Sights and sounds from Keller and Timberview's regional title wins

Four Tarrant County teams will vie for state titles this weekend in San Antonio and this is sights and sounds of the regional tournaments including Timberview, Bowie and Keller.

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Bowie has a date with Keller for a state title berth

Arlington Bowie roared back from a big early deficit and outlasted Killeen Ellison to reach the Class 6A, Region I final against Keller.

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