Rivals Rockwall, HP could meet in region finals

February, 23, 2012
2/23/12
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CLASS 4A REGION 2 GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

(At Garland Special Events Center)

FRIDAY'S SEMIFINALS

6 p.m.: Rockwall vs. Bryan Rudder

7:30 p.m.: Highland Park vs. West Mesquite

SATURDAY'S CHAMPIONSHIP

3 p.m.: Semifinal winners

HOW THEY GOT HERE

UIL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
Boys brackets: 5A »   4A »
Girls brackets: 5A »   4A »
State tournament: Girls » Boys »
Rockwall (31-7): The District 10-4A champion defeated Frisco Centennial in bi-district 70-41; Dallas Kimball in area 65-23; Dallas Lincoln in regional quarterfinals 50-42.

Bryan Rudder (34-5): The District 16-4A champion defeated Lancaster in bi-district 60-43; Royse City in area 65-59; Round Rock Cedar Ridge in regional quarterfinals 59-52 in 2OT.

Highland Park (25-7): The District 10-4A runner-up defeated Frisco Heritage in bi-district 55-53; Dallas Carter in area 49-33; McKinney North in regional quarterfinals 40-39.

West Mesquite (30-7): The District 15-4A champion defeated Hutto in bi-district 80-51; Tyler John Tyler in area 55-37; Sherman in regional quarterfinals 53-38.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Rockwall: Alyssa Lang (6-1, Sr. P) signed with Rice; Morghen Day (5-6, Jr. G) leads the team in assists.

Bryan Rudder: Fatima Adams (5-8, Sr. F) scored 26 points in Rudder's win over Cedar Ridge.

Highland Park: Kaitlyn Read (5-8, Jr. PG) leads the team in scoring, rebounding and assists; Sydney McDaniel (5-6, Sr. G) is the team's second leading scorer.

West Mesquite: Claudia Price (6-0, Jr. F) is the team's leading scorer and rebounder; Sha'Georgia Williams (5-4, Sr. PG) leads the team in assists.

LAST YEAR

Rockwall: Lost to Dallas Lincoln 50-47 in the regional quarterfinals.

Bryan Rudder: Lost to Jacksonville 45-39 in the regional quarterfinals.

Highland Park: Missed the playoffs.

West Mesquite: Lost to Dallas Lincoln 56-43 in the region finals.

Jeff Andrews

ESPNDallas.com
Jeff Andrews covers north Metroplex high schools for ESPNDallas.com. He covered high school sports for four years at the Denton Record-Chronicle. Andrews is a graduate of UNT.

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