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Thursday, February 23, 2012
Rivals Rockwall, HP could meet in region finals
By Jeff Andrews
CLASS 4A REGION 2 GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW
(At Garland Special Events Center)
Rockwall vs. Bryan Rudder
Highland Park vs. West Mesquite
HOW THEY GOT HERE
UIL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
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
Alyssa Lang (6-1, Sr. P) signed with Rice; Morghen Day (5-6, Jr. G) leads the team in assists.
Fatima Adams (5-8, Sr. F) scored 26 points in Rudder's win over Cedar Ridge.
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.
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.
Lost to Dallas Lincoln 50-47 in the regional quarterfinals.
Lost to Jacksonville 45-39 in the regional quarterfinals.
Missed the playoffs.
Lost to Dallas Lincoln 56-43 in the region finals.