The Plano Wildcats are making a historic run in the state girls high school basketball playoffs, stealing the ball a dozen times to advance with a 53-43 victory over Cedar Hill on Tuesday in Mesquite in the regional quarterfinals.
Cedar Hill led, 21-20, at halftime.
The Plano Wildcats play next against Frenship on Friday. The regional semifinal basketball playoff will be on the south side of Fort Worth off I-20 at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.
Senior Emma Halverson led Plano with four steals, 10 rebounds and 15 points.
Plano sophomore Jordyn Merritt scored 16 points against Cedar Hill.
Sophie Fleites had 10 points including a big 3-pointer in the second half. Katie Ferrell scored eight in the win.
Junior Zaria Collins came up big on defense with four steals and added two points. Mikayla Eddins also had two points.
The Wildcats hope to have back senior LoLo Davenport against Frenship.
Today’s story sponsored by Rider Wellness and Chiropractic at Alma and Hedgcoxe.