JaJa Sanni, Clear Lake<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjg5OTg3OS9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYwNzcwODkxNn0.bsqBl1jdAQQAx2-2X8vTVjrt95K-3kEXijbBUTrtl7w/img.jpg?width=980" id="26b6c" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="38df0560b9d2fca75d171a79393005cc" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" /><p>First came Ajare, who played at Pacific and is now at UC-Santa Barbara. His younger brother JaJa Sanni had a solid career for the Falcons as well with his deft shooting ability. He signed with UTSA to play his college ball after lighting up CCISD.</p>
Kirsten Lockett-Bell, Clear Creek<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjg5OTg3Ny9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYwNDkwNzI0Mn0.nRxOoOhrpwZovOtWbyGdEKpQXAVPC-PeA6kHucUDyw0/img.jpg?width=980" id="1f3a0" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="417a8ab7e350407d38c18a313264fe81" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" />
Photo From The Houston Chronicle<p>The future looks pretty bright at Clear Creek as Kirsten Lockett-Bell returns for two more seasons. She earned the Newcomer of the Year Award for her play in 2019-20. The Wildcats reached the playoffs but fell in the first round.</p>
Julian Humphrey, Clear Lake<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjg5OTg4MS9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTY2MTg1NzA4N30.cPoZZFh8DxeWPu-foWRZam2hVasvKusQE_T0x22-uGI/img.jpg?width=980" id="415ec" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="a1f456752dd4ab297bcc614097a1beea" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" /><p>While his brother John was a former Nevada receiver, Julian Humphrey is a big-time defensive back recruit for the Class of 2022. The Clear Lake Falcon has dozens of offers all over the country and is a 6-foot-1 cover corner.</p>
Alexis Clayborne, Clear Falls<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjg5OTg4OC9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYyNTk2Mzk1MH0.AyjKoetbq2lyLpskHwUNPrOLmRKIAxrmUBULnj-v1is/img.jpg?width=980" id="6c0bb" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="6a85046583032626fda0942e15e9412f" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" /><p>First-team, all-district selection Lexis Clayborne, helped lead the Knights to a 9-3 district campaign and two rounds deep in the playoffs. She returns next season for her senior year with hopes of leading Clear Falls further.</p>
Ke'Mauri Millender, Clear Brook<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjg5OTg4OS9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYyNTA1NzcyOX0.bxp1Pq6VWMSZwj8ga3gY-nRNKxHVcE4S2DC0jipfnX4/img.jpg?width=980" id="38cfa" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="70fa803b6da5e6ad2365487668926a98" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" /><p>The Brook finished in a three-way tie for second in District 24-6A, reaching the playoffs. The Wolverines lost a heartbreaker to George Ranch in the first round but have something to look forward to as Ke'Mauri Millender is back in the huddle after averaging 15 points as a sophomore.</p>
The UIL girls state tournament is down to the state finals with four titles up for grabs for DFW-area teams. Also on Saturday, we find out which teams will punch their ticket to state next week in San Antonio.
Below are the matchups and schedule for Friday's boys hoops action. The DFW can bring back a maximum of five state titles, like last year, after both representatives from Class 2A were knocked out in the regional semifinals.