Tuesday night games in District 17-5A…
Cypress Falls 64, Cy-Fair 54
The district-leading Eagles remained unbeaten in 17-5A play with a ten-point win at Bobcat Gym. Cy Falls (21-9, 9-0) trailed 28-26 at halftime before outscoring Cy-Fair by 12 points in the second half. The Eagles had four players in double figures in the game. Kerry Kang and Kavin Tilbury each scored 12, and Mitch Badillo and Matthew Slade added 11 and 10, respectively.
Cy-Fair (10-17, 5-4) lost their third district game in the last four, after starting the district season winning three in a row and four of their first five games.
Cypress Ridge 63, Cypress Lakes 55
The Rams (12-15, 4-5) outscored the Spartans 24-14 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win. Senior guard Anthony Branch led Cy Ridge with 24 points. With the loss, Cy Lakes (20-9, 6-3) dropped into a third-place tie with Cy Springs heading into their matchup on Friday at Cy Lakes.
Cypress Springs 53, Cypress Woods 45
The Panthers (17-12, 6-3) got 27 points from Richard Benedyth and held off a stubborn Wildcat team to pick up their third consecutive district win and move back into the district playoff race with four regular-season games remaining. Cy Woods, the two-time defending district champion, dropped to 0-9 in 17-5A.
Langham Creek 58, Cypress Creek 41
The Lobos jumped out to an 18-6 lead after one quarter and then coasted to a 17-point victory over ninth-place Cy Creek. The victory helped keep Langham Creek (20-10, 8-1) stay one game behind district leader Cy Falls. Those two teams will play Friday night at Langham Creek.
Cypress Ranch 61, Jersey Village 41
Cy Ranch exploded for 30 fourth-quarter points to erase a six-point deficit and keep their playoff hopes alive. The Mustangs (14-14, 4-5) are two games back of the two teams tied for the final playoff berth, Cy Springs and Cy Lakes, with four games to go.
Cy Ranch plays Cy Ridge on Friday night. Both teams are 4-5 in district and the losing team will be eliminated from playoff contention.
DISTRICT 17-5A STANDINGS (through games of February 1)
- Cypress Falls 9-0 (21-9)
- Langham Creek 8-1 (20-10)
- Cypress Lakes 6-3 (20-9)
- Cypress Springs 6-3 (17-12)
- Cy-Fair 5-4 (10-17)
- Cypress Ranch 4-5 (14-14)
- Cypress Ridge 4-5 (12-15)
- Jersey Village 2-7 (5-21)
- Cypress Creek 1-8 (8-21)
- Cypress Woods 0-9 (2-22)