AUSTIN -- Jordan Coffman scored 18 points and Tuscola Jim
Ned stormed past cold-shooting New Waverly 62-41 in the Class 2A
Jim Ned (29-7), which last played in the state tournament in
2005 when Texas quarterback Colt McCoy was a guard for the Indians,
easily handled New Waverly's pressure defense and built a 23-point
by the end of the third quarter. The Indians also dominated the
boards, outrebounding New Waverly, 51-29.
Hayden Holson added 14 points and 13 rebounds for Jim Ned.
Jarvis Sykes scored 13 points to lead New Waverly (36-3), which
shot 23 percent (15 of 64) and was just 6 of 17 from the free throw
line. New Waverly's 41 points were a season low. The Bulldogs had
scored 90 or more points 13 times.