Borderland High School Sports

UIL Playoff Recap

23 - 29 February

                      Steven Howard     

                                      Editor of Fieldhouse Sports Entertainment Network                                                                                                                                                 29 February 2020 | 4:00 PM

Going into Thursday, 27 February 2020, a total of ten (10) Borderland teams were still playing in the UIL Boys Basketball Playoffs.  Each team approached their game wanting to win and advance in the field.

It all kicked off on Thursday with boys' basketball team from Chapin High School.  In a close battle, Chapin would lose to Rider High School by a score of 35 to 30, bring the first of the Borderland teams to close out their season this week.

On Friday, 28 February 2020, a total of eight (8) Borderland teams were slated to play.  In the end, only two teams would punch their tickets to the next round (Clint and Eastwood), while the rest would have an unceremonious end to their season.


          Anthony High School          62

          Littlefield High School        75

          Shallowater High School    82

          Tornillo High School            49


          Pampa High School            84

          Fabens High School           31

          Clint High School               76

          Dalhart High School           61


          Eastlake High School         46

          Amarillo High School         62

          Eastwood High School      49

          Palo Duro High School      45


          Americas High School       40

          Martin High School            58

          Franklin High School         52

          Bowie HIgh School            86

Lastly; on Saturday, 28 February 2020 Andress High School would close out play for Borderland teams in the Area playoffs.  Andress would have a hard faught battle between Monterey High School.  But in the vain of Jim Valvano and the '82-'83 N.C. State Wolfpack Men's Basketball ball team -- "Survive and advance" -- with a 48 to 46 victory.

In the end, a total of three (3) teams from the Borderland would continue their pursuit of a UIL Boys' Basketball State Championship (4A -- Clint High School, 5A -- Eastwood High School and Andress High School).  

Clint High School (27-5) will face off against Levelland High School (26-9) on Tuesday, 3 March 2020, at 6:00 pm in the Regional Quarter Finals (The Sweet 16).  The game will take place at in Monahans, TX at the Rip Griffin Center.

Eastwood High School (28-7) and Andress High School (30-3) will face off against each other in a huge Borderland High School match-up in the UIL Boys' Basketball Regional Playoffs.  Date, location and time for this match up is TBD.


                        Steven Howard is the editor for Fieldhouse Sports and Entertainment, where he will write articles on youth and high school

                                sports, recruiting, and sports programs.  He is also the President of Pathway 2 College LLC, Co-Chair of P2C Athlete Prep, and

                               Co-owner of EBH Fitness LLC where he runs Howard Family Media Group (Fieldhouse SEN, Fieldhouse+, Howard Family

                               Productions, and The Music Box).  He is also the host of the Borderland Sports Report.