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Smoking for Jesus basketball wins state championship

Smoking for Jesus basketball wins state

The Smoking for Jesus Eagles basketball team celebrate a state championship in the Texas Christian Athletic League. Courtesy photo

The Smoking for Jesus Eagles basketball team earned the Kingsland school a second state championship this academic year in the Texas Christian Athletic League. The Eagles beat Corpus Christi Annapolis Christian School 34-30 in the title game Feb. 26 in Cedar Hill. 

The Eagles (21-9 overall, 10-1 district) defeated the Warriors (20-14, 5-2) in what head coach Jonathan “Boo” Maxwell called a “nailbiter of a game.”

Smoking for Jesus Christian School also won a state championship in football in 2021 as well as 2020.

Eagles receiving tournament honors were:

  • MVP — Isaac Legier
  • All-Tournament Team — Legier, Marvin Glaspie III, and Arthur Eaglin Jr.

editor@thepicayune.com