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An exciting Region III-6A girls basketball championship game was marred by the Dallas chapter officials making the game about themselves rather than the star players on the court, as the Cypress Ranch Lady Mustangs edged out the Clear Springs Chargers, 59-56, on Saturday at the Merrell Center.

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For the first time in their unlikely playoff run, Clear Creek got off to a sizzling start, but the No. 4 state-ranked Cypress Ranch Lady Mustangs eventually took over the game with an effective half-court trap defense and a monster showing from their All-American, as the Wildcats fell, 79-50, in Friday’s Region III-6A semifinal game at the Merrell Center.

  • By BRANDON C. WILLIAMS Correspondent
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Port Arthur Memorial Darion Chatman scored all 18 of his points after intermission, including a 3-pointer to force a second overtime while adding a decisive free throw in the closing seconds of the extra session to give the Titans a 68-64 win over the Texas City Stingarees in a Class 5A, Region III area round game.

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Galveston County has been represented well in this year’s girls basketball playoffs, as three local teams have reached the regional tournament stage of the postseason. The following is a look ahead at Friday night’s regional semifinal matchups for each team.

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Reigning District 24-6A champion Dickinson found the bi-district competition tougher than expected, initially. But a strong second half, powered by a stringent defense and a balanced offense, was enough to carry the Gators to a 71-52 win over Alief Elsik Tuesday in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

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The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs struggled early, but their relentless up-tempo play eventually wore down the Buna Lady Cougars for a 56-47 win in Tuesday’s Region III-3A quarterfinal playoff game at R.S. Sterling High School.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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The Friendswood Mustangs gave it all they had against the talented, long and athletic Pearland Dawson Eagles, but fell in the bi-District round of the Region III-6A playoffs by the final score of 49-35 Tuesday at Manvel High School.

  • By JIM LEVESQUE Correspondent
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The Hitchcock boys basketball teams started their Class 3A playoff opener strong Tuesday night but a string of technical fouls and a second-half run did the Dawgs in during a 79-70 loss to the Kountze Lions.

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The Dickinson track team made clear they would be a force to be reckoned with this season, as the girls were the top finishing overall team and the boys were third overall at the Brown Relays held Saturday at Pasadena ISD’s Auxiliary Stadium.

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The Bay Area Christian Broncos’ unexpectedly successful basketball season came to a close in the regional round of the TAPPS Class 4A playoffs, as they were topped, 67-53, by district foe The Woodlands Christian Warriors on Saturday at St. Thomas University.

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The Texas City Lady Stings overcame an early Ball High goal, and then held off a Lady Tors team known for late comebacks for a District 23-5A win Saturday.

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  • By CHRISTOPHER WALTER Correspondent
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Clear Springs forced 33 turnovers, and Tasharian Robinson and Dymond Gladney each contributed with 18 points apiece as the Chargers cruised passed the Humble Summer Creek Lady Bulldogs, 53-29, in the Region III-6A area round at Phillips Field House.

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Facing one of the state’s best teams, the Ball High Lady Tors fell into a huge early hole and could not climb out, as they were topped by the Beaumont Ozen Lady Panthers, 66-32, in Friday’s Region III-5A area-round playoff game at East Chambers High School.

  • By CHRISTOPHER WALTER Correspondent
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For the third time in six years, Clear Falls clashed with the North Shore in the Region III-6A area playoffs, but unlike the previous two, Clear Falls and their fans had the opportunity to celebrate after Hannah Falls' game-winner that lifted the Knights to a 52-51 win over the No. 11 state-ranked Lady Mustangs on Thursday night at Deer Park High School.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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Clear Creek senior Catilyn Burroway punished Pasadena Dobie inside, scoring a game-high 21 points, as a sometimes sloppy Wildcats side buckled down late to hold off the Lady Longhorns by the final score of 53-40 Thursday, advancing to the Region III-6A quarter finals to be played against school district rival Clear Falls.

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Five Galveston County girls basketball teams remain alive in the playoff race after the first round of postseason play, and the next slate of games in the area round Thursday and Friday are highlighted by a pair of games between some of the state’s top teams in their respective classifications.