Shoemaker boys knock off defending state champs

ITALY, Texas Shoemaker boys upset defending state champion Allen in the area playoff round.

Shoemaker and Allen started slowly with the two teams locked up in an 8-8 tie after a quarter. Allen played better in the 2nd quarter and led the Grey Wolves 25-18 at the break.

Shoemaker owned the second half thanks to a big night from J'Wan Roberts. Roberts and the Grey Wolves took control with a 12-0 lead in the second half and finished with a 60-55 win.

Shoemaker advances to the regional round next week with the win.