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

Published 9:13 am Monday, February 24, 2020

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.