December 30, 2017
Holiday Hoops in BCSTX: 17th Annual Aggieland Invitational Come to a Close, Two Teams Victorious
After three great days of basketball, the 17th Annual Aggieland Invitational closed out competition and crowned two champions of the tournament.
North Crowley High School defeated Pflugerville Hendrickson High School, in a closely contested battle, to take home the Division I Championship. The Division II bracket ended with a slight upset as the 14th ranked Glen Rose High School cruised to a championship victory over 7th ranked Wheatley High School. Wylie East and Mexia High School finished third in their respective divisions.
Dominique Powell, Director of Sports + Events, stated, “The level of competition in this year’s tournament was some of the best we’ve ever had.” He later added, “I’m excited for this event’s future and hope to see all teams return in 2018.”
Event photos will be posted on the Bryan College Station Sports + Events Facebook page, as well as the Aggieland Invitational Facebook event page.
December 29, 2017
Holiday Hoops in BCSTX: Day 2 of Aggieland Invitational Tournament
Day 2 of the 17th Annual Aggieland Invitational finished with four teams undefeated and a solid set of matchups set for the championship day tomorrow.
“The competition gets better year after year, and this tournament is no different. We’re excited to see who comes out on top tomorrow,” said John Friebele, Director of Sports + Events.
College Station High School remains the only local team undefeated. The Lady Cougars had two great matchups today in Oak Ridge High School and Copperas Cove, but fought hard to come out on top. They will play for the Division I Championship tomorrow at 12:30pm at Bryan High School. Bryan and Rudder were scheduled to face each other for 5th place tomorrow, but will not play since the two schools are scheduled to face each other in district play on January 6th, 2017.
The last day of tournament play begins at 9:30 am tomorrow. The Division I Championship game will be played at 12:30 pm at Bryan High School, while the Division II Championship will be played between Madisonville and Wheatley at 12:30 pm at Rudder High School.
Other games of note tomorrow include Copperas Cove against Rockwall for third place in Division I, as well as Diboll versus Cleveland for third place in Division II. Both games will be played at 11:00am at Bryan High and Rudder High, respectively.
The general public is invited to attend games. Tickets can be purchased at either Bryan High or Rudder High, and permit spectators to all games at both gyms for the day.
Real-time score updates will be available daily on the Bryan College Station Sports + Events Twitter account (@BCSsportsevents) or by following #ai17. The Division I Championship will be live streamed on the Bryan College Station Sports + Events Facebook page. The updated brackets are available on www.aggielandinvitational.com.
December 28, 2017
Holiday Hoops in BCSTX: Aggieland Invitational Tournament Day 1 is a Success
The 17th Annual Aggieland Invitational Girls Basketball tournament began today with 58 teams participating. An estimated 1,000 plus spectators joined in the fun throughout the day as well.
The first games of the day hosted local teams, College Station vs. Brenham, Rudder vs. Mayde Creek, Bryan vs. Seguin, and A&M Consolidated vs. Northside. Houston Christian had two dominate performances and appears eager to continue their run towards the Division I championship. Madisonville fell short to Waco La Vega in their run to defend the Division II championship. The game of the day goes to Greenhill vs. Clear Falls, as the game featured an exciting finish capped off by a Greenhill buzzer beating layup.
Tomorrow we will narrow the contenders for the championships on Saturday afternoon. In Division I, tomorrow at 12:30pm Spring vs. Rockwall will play at A&M Consolidated in Gym 1, and Centennial vs. North Crowley will play at A&M Consolidated in Gym 2. Houston Christian vs. Hendrickson will play at Bryan High School in Gym 1, and Trimble Tech vs. Wylie East will play at Bryan High in Gym 2.
“The Aggieland Invitational is a fantastic showcase of top tier talent in the Bryan College Station area,” said Bishop Turon, Sports Marketing Manager of Bryan College Station Sports + Events. He added, “The tournament is an exciting time and strives to offer all of its players, coaches and spectators a memorable experience.”
The general public is invited to attend games. Tickets can be purchased at any of the four area high school gyms, and permit spectators to all games for that day.
Real-time score updates will be available daily on the Bryan College Station Sports + Events Twitter account (@BCSsportsevents) or by following #ai17. The updated brackets are available on http://www.aggielandinvitational.com.