Allen Defeats Wylie in Playoffs
Wylie Pirates went up against Allen Eagles in the Class 6A playoffs of the 2019 Boys State Basketball Championships on Feb. 18. The Pirates put up a fight, but were ultimately outplayed by the Eagles in the end. Both teams began strong offensively and defensively, with Wylie slightly outscoring Allen 15-11 at the end of the first quarter. The game remained close going into halftime with Allen leading Wylie 29-24. Allen’s momentum took off in the third, gaining a 13-point lead at 46-33. Wylie was no match for Allen in the fourth, scoring only four points as Allen closed the game out with a 71-50 win.