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When it counted the most, Klein Forest's Calvin Solomon came up huge. Via VYPE

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When it counted the most, Klein Forest's Calvin Solomon came up huge.

The 6-foot-7 guard, forward, post helped lead the Eagles to the state title game before falling to Duncanville in the finals.

"He's basically a big point guard, who can guard anyone on the court on defense," coach Cary Black said. "He can take a post to the hole off the dribble or post up a smaller guard. He just makes great decisions."

Solomon faced a pair of McDonald's All-Americans in Rockwall's Samuell Williamson (Louisville) and South Garland's Tyrese Maxey (Kentucky) in the regional tourney. He was a huge part of the Eagles' win over Cibolo Steele in the semis.

"I've felt way more confident in my game this year after coming off of an injury last year," he said. "Playing in the summer against so many top-ranked players and in front of high-major colleges prepared me for the big moments this season."

His teammate KJ McDaniel made the first-team along with Morton Ranch guard LJ Cryer, Antwon Norman of Yates, Noah Thomasson (HBU) of George Ranch and Donovan Williams of Elkins (Texas).

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AUSTIN – Dalton Holland didn't know if he'd be able to get back to state in 2019.

At the beginning of the season, the Barbers Hill senior sprained his ankle badly, which forced him to be in a boot for two to three weeks and miss the first half of the track season.

"I had some doubts, I didn't think I'd be able to come back," Holland said.

Battling his way back through the therapy, Holland was able to qualify for state for a second-straight year and on Friday the senior left it all on the track.

Holland posted a time of 14.19 to claim the silver in the Class 5A 110-meter hurdles.

"Makes it a lot sweeter victory," Holland said about coming back to get the win.

In 2018, Holland came to state for the first time and ended up finishing fifth overall, fueling him to come back better this season.

"Last year I was pretty nervous coming in my first year," Holland said. "This year, I was more calm and under control. I knew what was coming."


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