Whitehouse and Kaufman both punched tickets to the state 7-on-7 tournament with semifinal wins at the Tyler SQT on Saturday at Lindsey Park.

Whitehouse took a 34-33 win over Lindale, while Kaufman edged Lufkin by the same score in the semifinals.

The Wildcats join three other East Texas teams for the state tournament, which is scheduled for June 28-30 at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station.

Whitehouse is the only Division I representative from East Texas thus far. The local Division II qualifiers include Gilmer, Palestine, and Spring Hill.

Tyler 7-on-7 State Qualifying Tournament

At Lindsey Park

Pool A

  • Lindale 39, Forney 13
  • *College Station 34, Tyler Lee 13
  • *College Station 41, Lindale 31
  • Tyler Lee 40, Forney 38
  • *College Station 42, Forney 13
  • Lindale 40, Tyler Lee 32

Pool B

  • Whitehouse 46, Greenville 24
  • Huntsville 40, Texas High 35
  • Greenville 34, Huntsville 33
  • Whitehouse 33, Texas High 12
  • Greenville 43, Texas High 40
  • Whitehouse 42, Huntsville 39

Pool C

  • Lufkin 27, Sulphur Springs 12
  • Longview 27, Jacksonville 26
  • Longview 47, Sulphur Springs 26
  • Jacksonville 25, Lufkin 20
  • Jacksonville 34, Sulphur Springs 18
  • Lufkin 46, Longview 32

Pool D

  • Kaufman 32, John Tyler 31
  • Pine Tree 40, Marshall 31
  • Marshall 41, Kaufman 27
  • John Tyler 54, Pine Tree 12
  • Kaufman 44, Pine Tree 42
  • John Tyler 33, Marshall 32

Semifinals

  • Whitehouse 34, Lindale 33
  • Kaufman 34, Lufkin 33

* -- already qualified.