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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
No. 1 FM Marcus to play for tournament title

By Travis L. Brown

Phillip Forte
Phillip Forte and Flower Mound Marcus got around Cedar Hill in a semifinal game.

HALTOM CITY, Texas -- The area's top-ranked 5A team, Flower Mound Marcus, made it through the gauntlet of the Whataburger Basketball Tournament Orange Bracket and will play in the championship against Little Rock (Ark.) Parkview on Wednesday at 8:15 p.m.

Marcus plowed through Hurst L.D. Bell, Houston Wheatley and area No. 4  Cedar Hill in route to the tournament title game.

Irving's Keith Frazier put up an impressive 36 points against Southlake, putting him on top of Tuesday's scorers.

Irving plays Fort Worth Dunbar on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the consolation semifinals. The winner of that matchup will face the winner of Mansfield-Justin Northwest to try and stake a claim on the consolation championship.

Wednesday's schedule
Tuesday's games
Little Rock (Ark.) Parkview 67, No. 5 North Crowley 59
No. 1 Flower Mound Marcus 59, No. 4 Cedar Hill 43
Fort Worth Dunbar 85, Hurst L.D. Bell 79
Justin Northwest 64, Arlington Martin 54
Irving 62, Southlake Carroll 60
Little Rock (Ark.) Parkview 68, Richland 55
No. 5 North Crowley 67, No. 8 Plano West 56
No. 1 Flower Mound Marcus 71, Houston Wheatley 62
Cedar Hill 78, Trinity Catholic (Ky.) 35
Mansfield 53,  Haltom 51