Three local boys basketball teams are heading to San Antonio for the state tournament after winning their respective regional championships this weekend.
Bridgeport beat Abilene Wylie 62-48 to qualify for the Class 4A state tournament. Devonte Patterson led the Bulls with 26 points. Bridgeport will face Dallas Madison in the semifinal at 1:30 p.m. on Friday.
In Class 3A, Brock’s Lance Ewell led the Eagles with 21 points and 11 rebounds, and the Eagles beat Van Alstyne 67-55 to qualify for its third state tournament in four years. Brock will take on Kountze in the state semifinal–tip-off is at 1:30 Thursday.
Graford got a dramatic bucket at the buzzer from Hayden Farquhar, beating Throckmorton 63-61 to advance to Class A state semifinal. The Jackrabbits will face Texline Thursday morning at 10 a.m.