- Sections :
- Crime & Public Safety
- Restaurants & Food
HS Boys Basketball: College Park Defeats The Woodlands in Second War of the Woods
THE WOODLANDS, TX – The College Park Cavaliers hosted The Woodlands Highlanders in the second ‘War of the Woods’ rivalry game of the district season on Friday night. The stands were packed as the game was set to begin and with over 350 tickets purchased online alone the gym was about to get loud.
Ohhhh it's packed in here! It's almost game time! @cp_hoops @TWHhoops pic.twitter.com/g9M3tXZ6l0— Woodlands Online Sports (@WOLsports) January 28, 2023
As the game began, The Woodlands and College Park would hit the gas and bring the momentum up by putting pressure on the ball and attacking the rim. Although aggressive, the shooters came out to play as both teams hit nine three pointers combined in the first quarter. The Woodlands would spread their buckets throughout their roster while College Park’s Aiden Buckmon and Zane Cooper would hit 15 of the 22 points scored.
With the slight lead over The Woodlands, College Park didn’t let up on the pressure. They would lock down their defense and continue to attack the paint on offense drawing many fouls in the process. The Woodlands would struggle on offense as College Park would shut down the paint and passing lanes forcing The Woodlands to make bad looks on the basket.
The Cavaliers would post up 19 points in the second quarter while The Woodlands would hit 16, five of which would be from the free throw line. College Park would lead going into the half, 41-34.
College Park is holding onto a 7 point lead going into halftime! @cp_hoops @TWHhoops— Woodlands Online Sports (@WOLsports) January 28, 2023
College Park - 41
The Woodlands - 34 pic.twitter.com/eBi51kj2fO
The third quarter would be more of a strategic matchup as The Woodlands and College Park tightened up their defense forcing turnovers and many blocks. Although it would be a huge defensive battle in the third both teams struggled to sink baskets and only managed to get 10 points [The Woodlands] and nine points [College Park] on the board. College Park would once again keep their lead heading into the final quarter.
In the first two minutes of the fourth quarter, College Park would be stopped by The Woodlands defense but eventually would get the bucket after a couple of attempts to drive to paint. College Park on the other end of the court would force bad looks on the basket as they would tighten up the defense even more. The Woodlands struggled to get buckets to fall as they would only score five, all coming from Shey Eberwein.
And College Park takes the win in the War of thr Woods! @cp_hoops @TWHhoops— Woodlands Online Sports (@WOLsports) January 28, 2023
College Park - 64
The Woodlands - 49 pic.twitter.com/SZctVoiPsT
The College Park Cavaliers would take the win in the second episode of the ‘War of the Woods’ 64-49, and claim first place at the top of the district leader board along with Grand Oaks.
HS Boys Basketball Playoffs: Cypress Falls Ends College Park’s Season in Area Round
HS Boys Basketball: College Park Defeats New Caney at Home
HS Boys Basketball: War of the Woods 2; College Park Hosts The Woodlands Live
HS Boys Basketball: Grand Oaks Defeats College Park in Triple Overtime
HS Boys Basketball: College Park Scores Intense Victory Over Conroe at Home
HS Boys Basketball: Tomball Memorial Tops College Park in Gold Bracket Championship
HS Boys Basketball: College Park Holds off Westbury in Home Opener
HS Basketball Playoffs: Cypress Falls defeats College Park in 4th Quarter Battle
HS Basketball Playoffs: College Park Earns Bi-District Win Against Aldine Eisenhower; Woodlands Falls to Spring.
HS Basketball: Grand Oaks Falls to College Park in Second Round
HS Basketball: College Park Continues Undefeated District Run
HS Basketball: College Park Runs the Boards Outscoring The Woodlands in Rival Game
Related News: Sports
John Cooper Sports: Dragon Cross Country Team Competes At Ramble , Dragon Football Adds Another Conference Win
HS Softball: Grand Oaks Defeat Conroe at Home
HS Football: College Park's Coach Madison Moves to Coach Bridgeland Football Team
John Cooper School Sports: Dragon Boys Basketball Bests St. John’s As Dragons Move into Conference Play