Basketball Playoffs On Tap For Tonight

Andrew Vaughan and the rest of the Scots open the state playoffs tonight. (Staff photo: Chris McGathey)

Both Highland Park basketball teams will be in Class 4A state playoff action tonight up north.

The Lady Scots (24-7) will face District 10-4A rival McKinney North (21-12) in the Region II quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. at Frisco Wakeland. Highland Park beat the Lady Bulldogs three times in as many tries in the regular season.

The winner moves on to take on West Mesquite (30-7) in the regional semifinals in Garland on Friday.

Meanwhile, the Scots (27-2) carry a 14-game winning steak into their bi-district game against Newman Smith (16-14) at 6 p.m. at Prosper High School.

The winner of tonight’s game will face the Hillcrest-Kimball winner in area later this week.

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