The Texas Stampede sponsored by CandR Medical had action this weekend against San Antonio Straps and Dallas RISE. The bi monthly tourney features state wide competition between Texas club teams.
The Stampede split in to two squads with the Orange taking the White 54-53 and in a early morning battle Straps lost to RISE 51-53.
The afternoon was capped off with Texas defeating Straps 62-40.
Sunday had a rematch between the Stampede and STRAPS. The Stampede won 63-48.
“The team had a good session on Saturday and even better session on Sunday. Many of our new players we're able to utilize more time on the court and get to learn our system. Good building blocks for the next coming weeks” said Gabriel Garcia.
Texas next competition will be at the Texas hold’em in Las Vegas Nevada. For more information go to www.fearthesteer.com.
The Texas Stampede returned to 2019 action this weekend at the West Grey Sport Complex in Houston Texas. The team led by veteran and 1.0 class Gabriel Garcia come into the season with a desire to improve upon last years third-place finish at the national championships.
“The Texas cup has always been a great competition for all the teams in the state, said coach” James Gumbert. “The idea is to have this has a proving grounds for emerging athletes to play along side some of the best from each team”. We have certainly seen the benefit and growth by using this model over the years”. “There were athletes at the beginning of the year show vast improvements when they are able to play outside of practice against in-state opponents”.
Texas won the cup by going 2-1 over the weekend. Their play was highlighted by a final 62 - 48 victory over Houston. “We were pleased with how we consistently got better over the weekend”. “We certainly didn’t want to lose one but in the end I think it showed that the level of performance is getting stronger in the state”. Said Gumbert. “All teams at this tournament showed improvement over last year”. “The return of San Antonio (2-1) and the emergence of RISE (1-2) (Dallas) show that all teams can come away with victories.
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The Texas Stampede will be returning to action after this summers offseason. “We are excited to be able to get back on the court and improve upon last year‘s third-place finish at Nationals”. said Coach James Gumbert.
The Texas Cup will see a return of a in-state rivalry between the Stampede and Houston along with a renewed competition between Dallas/Rise and San Antonio. “It’s awesome to see the return of both San Antonio and Dallas for these matches. They are veteran lead squads that show lots of promise and future growth.” said Gumbert.
The matches will take place in Houston at West gray gymnasium. The schedule is:
9:00 Stampede - Houston
11:00 Dallas/Rise - San Antonio
1:00 Stampede - Houston
3:00 Dallas - San Antonio
9:00 Dallas - San Antonio
11:00 Houston - Stampede
1:00 pickup game
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