THE SPORTS BUZZ On The Air: 12.04.21
No. 1 MAY 50, No. 3 ABBOTT 48
May head coach Craig Steele
THE SPORTS BUZZ ON THE AIR talks to May head coach Craig Steele after the Class 1A, Division I’s the top-ranked and undefeated May Tigers (14-0) held off the third-ranked Abbott Panthers (13-1), 50-48, in a wild state semifinal matchup Saturday night at Dublin’s Bob & Norma Cervetto Stadium in THE SPORTS BUZZ Game Of The Week.
Despite enjoying a 30-16 advantage at halftime, the Tigers could not put Abbott away. With momentum shifting in the Panthers’ favor early in the fourth quarter, Abbott (13-1) scored 16 unanswered points to take a 40-36 lead with 7:36 remaining to set up a shootout until the final gun.
With the win, May (14-0) advances to the Class 1A, DI state championship game for the second straight season to take on the eighth-ranked Westbrook Wildcats (10-4) Wednesday, Dec. 15 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
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