UIL GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Class 2A State Semifinal

No. 4 LaPoynor Lady Flyers (34-2)

vs.

No. 9 Martin's Mill Lady Mustangs (29-7)

8:30 a.m. Friday
Alamodome, San Antonio

 

Coaches

  • LaPoynor: Gary Grahn
  • Martin's Mill: Laura Jenkins

 

Road to San Antonio

LaPoynor

  • Bi-district: bye
  • Area: def. Axtell, 61-22
  • Region III quarterfinal: def. Cayuga, 46-39
  • Region III semifinal: def. Shelbyville, 74-21
  • Region III championship: def. Hubbard, 70-61

 

Martin's Mill

  • Bi-district: bye
  • Area: def.  Bogata Rivercrest, 59-28
  • Region II quarterfinal: def. Honey Grove, 76-28
  • Region II semifinal: def. Santo, 62-40
  • Region II championship: def. Bells, 54-36

 

Next up

  • Winners play winner between Weimar and Gruver, 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Class 2A state championship game

 

Just the facts

  • LaPoynor's two losses this season came against Dallas Christian (58-55) and Lipan (54-52).
  • The Lady Flyers are making their ninth trip to the state tournament and first since 2003.
  • LaPoynor is averaging 55.8 points per game, and 62.8 during the playoffs.
  • The Lady Flyers defeated Martin's Mill earlier this season, 51-49.
  • Martin's Mill seven losses this came by an average of 6.6 points.
  • Lady Mustangs senior post Cheyenne Brown has signed with Northwestern State.
  • Martin's Mill, currently riding a 17-game winning streak, is averaging 61.5 points per game this season.
  • The Lady Mustangs are in the state tournament for the 10th time overall and the ninth time in the last 10 seasons.
  • LaPoynor and Martin's Mill High School are separated by just 33 miles.
  • The two schools shared the same district in each of the previous two seasons.