Cardinals will tangle with Wharton in Huffman Wednesday

Published 9:16 am Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Bridge City Cardinals and the Wharton Tigers have their Class 4A Region III area round basketball playoff game set.

The Cardinals (18-9) will face the Tigers (14-4) at 6 p.m. Wednesday night at Huffman High School.

Tickets are $5 and there are 200 tickets per side.

The Cardinals defeated Hardin-Jefferson 54-49 in the bidistrict round while the Tigers defeated Mickey Leland College Prep 67-60 in overtime.

The winner between Bridge City and Wharton will face either Houston Yates (22-1), Silsbee (13-11) or Hamshire-Fannett (13-9) in the regional quarterfinals. Silsbee and H-F play Tuesday night.