For six Galveston County girls’ basketball teams, the road to Austin begins this week.

The postseason features playoff games featuring Friendswood, Galveston, Clear Falls, Clear Springs, Dickinson and the La Marque girls’ hoops teams.

In 5A action, it will be Galveston County vs. Fort Bend County.

Girls’ playoff action actually begins Monday night when Clear Falls takes on Fort Bend Hightower at Pearland High School.

Topping the list of the Tuesday games are the undefeated Clear Springs Chargers that are looking for their second-straight berth in the state tournament.

Springs plays Fort Bend Travis on Tuesday.

Also playing Tuesday are the Lady Gators of Dickinson who play Fort Bend Bush on Tuesday at Barnett Field House in Houston.

In 4A action, Ball High, coming off a tough playoff seeding loss to Pearland Dawson on Friday, pays Brazosport at Santa Fe High School.

Over in Brazoria County at Brazoswood High School, Friends-wood will take on Lamar Consolidated in the bi-district round of the playoffs.

La Marque is also in action this week and will play Yates in the 3A bi-district playoffs.

A game time and location had not been confirmed as of Sunday night.

Girls playoff schedule

Class 5A

Clear Falls vs. Fort Bend Hightower

6 p.m. Monday, Pearland High School

Dickinson vs. Fort Bend Bush

6 p.m. Tuesday,

Barnett Field Field House

Clear Springs vs. Fort Bend Travis

8 p.m. Tuesday, Pearland High School

Class 4A

Galveston Ball vs. Brazosport 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Santa Fe High School

Friendswood vs. Lamar Consolidated

6:30 p.m. Tuesday,

Brazoswood High School

Class 3A

La Marque vs. Yates, TBA

Contact Mainland Editor T.J. Aulds at 409-683-5334 or

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