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Lady Cats, Lady Mustangs, Bobcats set for playoff hoop trips

Orange County has three basketball teams that will be busy Tuesday night as they will look to move on to the next round.

The West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs (21-12) will take on District 22-4A rival Hardin-Jefferson in the Class 4A Region III regional quarterfinals Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Silsbee High School. The Lady Mustangs defeated Houston Kashmere 79-32 Friday in the area round while the Lady Hawks downed LaMarque 82-26.

The WO-S-H-J winner will face either Gatesville or Rusk in the regional semifinals lagter this week.

The Orangefield Lady Bobcvats (28-12) will take on Hitchcock Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Liberty High School in the Class 3A Region III regional quarterfinals.

The Lady Bobcats downed Anderson-Shiro 55-53 in the area round while Hitchcock topped East Chambers 66-58.

The Orangefield-Hitchcock winner will face either Maypearl or Franklin in the regional semifinals later this week.

On the boys side, the Orangefield Bobcats (20-16) will face Diboll in the Class 3A Region III bidistrict round Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Kirbyville High School.

The Orangefield-Diboll winner will face either Hitchcock or Trinity in the area round later this week.