Highland basketball fans will get a double treat today as both of its teams have Class 1A, Division II playoff games that will be held at Ballinger High School.
Highlandâ€™s girls begin the doubleheader by taking on Water Valley at 6:30 p.m. in a regional quarterfinal. Highland advanced by beating Zephyr 48-29 in its area playoff this past Friday. Sierra Allen had 16 points and Hannah Allen 11 to pace the 13-A, Division II champion Lady Hornets, who had a first-round bye.
Highland is 28-4 for the season, while Water Valley, the runnerup in 14-A, Division II, is 25-5 overall.
In todayâ€™s second game, the Highland boys â€” who qualified for the playoffs as the No. 2 team in 13-A, Division II â€” take on Rob-ert Lee (third place in 14-A, Division II) in a bi-district matchup at 8 p.m.
Highland is 15-14 overall this season while Robert Lee comes in at 16-8. High-land tied Hermleigh for second place in 13-A but won a tiebreaker 42-36 on Friday.