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Murphy, Griggs headline H'Town's hoops

Here's what's trending around the city. Via VYPE

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The Houston high school hoop landscape has been a wild ride this season.

It's going to be a fast break to the finish as teams lock into postseason positions.

While H-Town basketball is thought to be down this year after an historic run by Tompkins to the state title game, there are some interesting story lines in 2019.

Here's what's trending around the city.

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MONSTER YEAR FOR MURPHY

Montavious Murphy transferred from Klein Collins to Concordia Lutheran and is the top player in the city right now. Why? He has a great supporting cast, who can all shoot the three. It opens up the lane for the 6-foot-8 Kansas State-signee, who is making teams pay in the middle. The 'Saders should reach the state title game in TAPPS 6A. Interesting note is that Klein Collins is also playing well.

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THE BIG TICKET

Hightower's Bryce Griggs is the next big thing to carry the banner for H'Town hoops. The Hightower freshman has offers from Louisville, UH and Kentucky already. He's special with the ball in his hands. He is tremendously poised and is unselfish. He's bringing the stars out to see his games like TJ Ford, T-Mac and James Harden.

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Kingwood had the best season of all teams in the district. Via Vype

The season has officially come to an end for District 22-6A girls soccer teams with Kingwood and Atascocita both falling in the Region III-6A Tournament this past weekend.

Kingwood had the best season of all teams in the district, advancing to its first regional final since the 2010 season.

Pres Holcomb earned the District 22-6A Coach of the Year award after guiding Kingwood to an impressive 29th-straight District Championship this season. Also the deepest playoff run in nine years for the Mustangs.

A key piece for the Mustangs' success was Catherine Childs, who brought home the District 22-6A MVP Award. Childs finished the season with nine goals and 11 assists.

The District 22-6A Offensive MVP Award went to Kingwood's Emma Ebert, who had an impressive 33 goals and 16 assists this season.

Other District 22-6A awards went to Pasadena's Vanessa Cabello (Defensive MVP), Atascocita's Ainsley Cunningham (Goalkeeper of the Year) and Atascocita's Victoria Arenivas (Newcomer of the Year).

Find the full list of awards here

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