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Lady Falcons hoops team lives to fight another day

The Lady Falcons celebrate their bi-district playoff win over Edinburg Vela on Feb. 18. Photo: Los Fresnos CISD Facebook Communiy Page


The Los Fresnos Lady Falcons basketball team is advancing to the second round of the UIL state playoffs for the first time in five years after beating Edinburg Vela 48-37 in a Class 6A bi-district playoff contest on Tuesday night at the Lady Falcons gym.

The Lady Falcons have been on a hot streak lately, winning their last three straight including a 60-44 seeding playoff game on Feb. 15 against Harlingen South that secured them the No. 2 seed out of District 32-6A.

Up next for the team is an area-round content against Laredo United which was set for Feb. 21 at Corpus Christi Ray High School. The Lady Falcons faced off against United in a non-district away game earlier this season. In that contest, the Lady Longhorns defeated Los Fresnos 53-34.

United is the top seed out of District 29-6A and easily beat McAllen Rowe 57-24 in its bi-district playoff game.

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