Brook Hill defeated New Braunfels Christian, 59-43, in a TAPPS, Class 3A, regional semi final played at Mansfield Summit High School Friday night. The Guard will now meet FW Country Day at 1 p.m. Saturday in the state championship game.
The Lady Panthers of Bullard scored a 59-51 victory over Bryan Rudder in a Class 3A, Region III, regional semi final on Friday. The game was played at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Bullard faces off against Madisonville at 1 p.m. Saturday in the regional final.
The Bullard boys lost a 45-41 decision to Fairfield in a Class 3A, Region III, Area Round battle that was staged at Eagle Coliseum in Rusk Friday night. Danile Howard paced the Panthers in scoring with 15 points. Bullard-standout, Lance Anding, suffered a knee injury at the 5:35 mark of the second quarter and did not return to action.
New Summerfield's season also came to an end in Rusk Friday as the Hornets fell, 74-45, to Grapeland in a Class A-I, Region III, Area Round test. Diyrell White, formally of Jacksonville, led all players with 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Hornets.