Texas High School Basketball - Royal holds off Columbus
(December 29, 2011: Brookshire, TX 77423) Royal Falcons (Brookshire, TX) backers were in high spirits Thursday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the visiting Columbus Cardinals (Columbus, TX), 39-33 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Royal upgrades its record to 3-3 on the season. The Falcons host Stafford (Stafford, TX) to play the Spartans in a 3A Region III District 24 bout on Tuesday, January 3. The Spartans go into the bout with a record of 1-5. Stafford lost 47-36 in their recent non-league bout against Buffalo (Buffalo, TX)
Next up, the Cardinals play the Weimar Wildcats (Weimar, TX) in a non-league bout, on Friday, December 30. Columbus will attempt to upgrade on its 12-4 season record. The Wildcats go into the bout with a 3-3 record after their 47-44 non-league win over Edna (Edna, TX).