Shelbyville Dragons knockoff Lovelady, 99-72, to advance in playoffs

After a pair of weekend victories over Lovelady and Grapeland, Shelbyville advances to state playoffs in San Antonio

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.

Photos from Friday's Shelbyville Dragons victory over Lovelady, 99-72

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