Bears to face Huffman in Sour Lake in area round

Published 11:01 am Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears will take on the Huffman Hargrave Longhorns Friday at 7 p.m. at Hardin-Jefferson High School in the Class 4A Region III area round of the basketball playoffs.

The Bears, runnerups out of District 22-4A, defeated Lufkin Hudson 73-61 in the bidistrict round Tuesday. Huffman, the 23-4A champions, toppled Houston Worthing 65-49.

The winner of the LC-M-Huffman battle will face either Houston Yates or Diboll in the regional quarterfinals next week.