Coogs trail at half
Hereford scored the last 10 points of the second quarter to take a 24-12 lead into the locker at halftime against Cooper in a Region I-4A bidistrict boys basketball playoff game at the Texan Dome on Wednesday in Levelland.
Parker Bridwell, who played quarterback from the Hereford football team, has seven points, and Josh Garcia has six.
Derrick Randle has five points for Cooper, and Kenneth Lewis has four. Michael Brady, the Coogs' leading scorer, has been shutout thus far, taking only two shots. Turnovers have hurt Cooper. The Coogs had six in the first quarter and three more in the second. The Coogs are shooting 26 percent from the field (5 of 19) while Hereford is shooting 41 percent (10 of 24).
The winner plays El Paso Bowie at 6 p.m. Friday in Monahans.