Shelbyville Dragons knockoff Lovelady, 99-72, to advance in playoffs
The Shelbyville Dragons defeated Lovelady, the runner-up team from District 20, in AA school boy playoffs on Friday in Bryan, 99-72.
The Friday victory sent the Dragons into a Saturday game against Grapeland, which Shelbyville won, 55-39, to advance to state.
They will play Hearne at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8, in the Alamo Dome in San Antonio.
On their way to Friday's Region 3 AA tournament game against the Lovelady, the Dragons had knocked off Cushing on Feb. 26, 98-69; and defeated Hull-Daisetta on Feb. 22, 111-66.
Shelbyville advances to Texas State AA Playoffs in San Antonio this Friday and Saturday after Friday's 99-72 victory over Lovelady and Saturday's 55-39 win over Grapeland.
The Shelbyville Dragons are Region III Champions for the second year in a row!
Check out photo gallery from Friday's Shelbyville win by clicking below. Yet to are stories on weekend games and photos from Saturday's victory over Grapeland.