Highland Park’s second win over Forney this season also earned the Scots the second playoff seed from District 15-5A.
After defeating the Jackrabbits in a tiebreaker game on Friday, HP will meet Texarkana Texas High in the bi-district round of the Class 5A Region II playoffs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lobo Coliseum in Longview.
In Friday’s game, Finn Corwin scored 22 points to pace the Scots (22-10), who pulled away for their fourth straight victory following a seesaw first half. Cade Wagner added 14 points and Alex Staffaroni tallied 11. HP and Forney were tied in the 15-5A standings after the regular season.
The high-scoring Tigers (15-11) have won three straight games and finished third in District 16-5A during the regular season.