Basketball playoff action: Hermleigh girls advance to state, other area teams falter

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The Hermleigh Lady Cardinals continue to make history by advancing to the school's first UIL state tournament for girls basketball on Saturday. However, Hermleigh was the only Big Country team able to win its respective regional final. Wylie, Colorado City, Gorman and Jayton all lost their title games.

Hermleigh will play in the Class A state semi-finals on Thursday morning at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Nazareth, Dodd City and Slocum will join the Lady Cardinals at state.

Class 4A Region I Final

#5 Denver City 44, #11 Wylie 41

Class 3A Region I Final

#6 Brock 42, #15 Colorado City 31

Class A Region I Final

#1 Nazareth 67, #15 Jayton 37

Class A Region II Final

#18 Hermleigh 41, #20 Klondike 30

Class A Region III Final

#3 Dodd City 72, #22 Gorman 46

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