Not many high school basketball teams have been able to keep pace with the Heights Lady Bulldogs this season, with many of their 23 victories coming by double digits.
It was more of the same last week as Heights continued its dominant run with an 80-45 win over Cypress Ridge in a Class 6A bi-district playoff game Feb. 12 at Delmar Fieldhouse.
Tierra Simon was the anchor in the middle for Heights, posting her 12th double-double of the season with 24 points and 13 rebounds. She also had three steals and four blocked shots. Gracelynn Alvarez had one of her most prolific nights of the year, scoring 23 points to go along with four assists and steals, while Tatianna Brown had eight points and nine rebounds.
The Lady Bulldogs (23-4) will next face Fort Bend Ridge Point at 1 p.m. Saturday at Houston ISD's Delmar Fieldhouse.
Booker T. Washington’s Lady Eagles dropped their playoff game against Jones by a score of 55-37 on Feb. 11, ending their season with a record of 10-10.
For Booker T. Washington, Kenneth Lewis capped off a strong regular season with a pair of standout performances last week. Lewis had 31 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks in a Feb. 10 loss against North Forest, then followed it up with 32 points in a win over Wheatley on Feb. 12.
Jaylan Elliot added 21 points for the Eagles (15-10, 12-2 District 24-5A), who finished the regular season in second place in their district.
Sir Roberts paced the Heights Bulldogs with 21 points in a win over Westbury on Feb. 10, while Chris Smith tallied 13 points and eight rebounds. Kendric Rhymes led all scorers with 10 points in a Feb. 12 loss to Bellaire. The Bulldogs (14-4, 10-2 District 18-6A) will enter the postseason as their district’s second seed.
Andreas Missick led the Scarborough Spartans with 19 points in a Feb. 9 loss against Kashmere, while Jose Cardenas had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Last Week’s Scores
Waltrip 82, Wisdom 30
Kashmere 83, Scarborough 49
Heights 51, Westbury 44
North Forest 81, Booker T. Washington 79
Booker T. Washington 92, Wheatley 48
Bellaire 62, Heights 53
Waltrip 80, Austin 58
Waltrip 64, Milby 57
Lutheran High North 52, Covenant Christian 42
St. Pius X 43, Concordia Lutheran 33
Boys Playoff Schedule
Class 5A Bi-District
Waltrip vs. Fort Bend Hightower, 11:30 a.m., Hopson Field House, Missouri City
Class 4A Bi-District
Booker T. Washington vs. Navasota, 3:30 p.m., Waller High School
Class 6A Bi-District
Heights vs. Cy-Fair, 7 p.m., Delmar Fieldhouse
Girls Playoff Schedule
Class 6A Area Playoff
Heights vs. Fort Bend Ridge Point, 1 p.m., Delmar Fieldhouse