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HS Outside the Box: 11 area soccer teams advance TAPPS region finals

February 14, 2019 GMT

Figure this 11: Area soccer teams who have advanced to TAPPS regional finals this weekend and are only one win from advancing to the state tournament. Two-time defending state champion Central Catholic and Antonian are among the final eight boys teams in Division I, while TMI and S.A. Christian made it in D-II and Schertz John Paul II and New Braunfels Christian are in D-III. In the girls competition, Antonian made it in D-I, S.A. Christian in D-II and Schertz John Paul II, Boerne Geneva and New Braunfels Christian are remaining in D-III.28: The LEE boys soccer team’s position in this week’s Top Drawer Fab 50 national rankings. The Volunteers (12-2), No. 1 in the Express-News rankings, climbed six spots from last week.100: Career wins for Sam Houston boys basketball coach Erik Coleman, who reached the milestone during the Hurricanes’ 67-62 victory over Alamo Heights on Feb. 8. The triumph moved Sam Houston into a tie for first place in District 27-5A and was pivotal in it claiming the outright league championship.550: Career victories for Fredericksburg boys basketball coach Tim Kaman, who reached the mark during the Battlin’ Billies’ 60-46 decison vs. Wimberley on Jan. 29.1,000: Career points for Smithson Valley senior Sean Bolds, who reached the plateau during the Rangers’ game Feb. 8 vs. San Marcos. He is the ninth area player this season to reach the milestone, joining Antonian’s Juan Reyna and Gavino Ramos, Saint Mary’s Hall’s Ben Eugster and Avery Eugster, Johnson’s Zach Keller, O’Connor’s Brendan Wenzel, Marshall’s Sayvon Frye and Boerne Champion’s Nathan Ghavidel.Terrence Thomas