Fightin' Maidens ranked No. 17 in latest TABC poll


The Jacksonville Fightin' Maiden basketball team moved up one place in this week's Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 5A Poll.

The Maidens are ranked No. 17, after upending Lufkin in Lufkin on Friday. The final score was 44-23.

Jacksonville is now 20-8, 11-0 in district, and is two games in front of second-place Lufkin in the District 16-5A standings, with three regular season games remaining.

The Jacksonville girls will entertain Nacogdoches at 6:15 p.m. On Tuesday.

There was no change at the top of the Class 5A poll this week where Amarillo (29-2) continues to occupy the top spot.

Next is Cedar Park (27-3), with Red Oak (22-6) and Alvin Shadow Creek (26-4) in the third and fourth places, respectively.

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