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Girls basketball: Fab Fives and notes



(Records through Wednesday)

• Class 6A

1. Cedar Ridge (20-6)

2. Pflugerville (19-7)

3. Vandegrift (17-10)

4. Vista Ridge (21-5)

5. Westwood (21-6)

• Class 5A

1. Georgetown (17-6)

2. Austin High (22-5)

3. Rouse (17-9)

4. Cedar Park (20-9)

5. East View (14-10)

• Class 4A and below

1. Liberty Hill (23-2)

2. Marble Falls Faith (22-4)

3. Texas School for the Deaf (18-3)

4. Jarrell (17-7)

5. Taylor (14-10)


Off to a 5-0 start in 13-6A, Cedar Ridge plays at Pflugerville on Friday night in a district showdown. The Panthers, 4-1 in district games, have won five in a row. … Madison Byrne and Loren Goddard combined for 57 points as Vandegrift topped Vista Ridge 81-77 Tuesday night to take over sole possession of first place in District 25-6A. Vista Ridge began the week ranked eighth in the Class 6A state poll compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. … Georgetown and Austin High ranked 13th and 15th, respectively, in the TABC Class 5A state poll. On Tuesday, the Maroons defeated Class 6A Westlake 45-39 in a non-district contest while Georgetown defeated Cedar Creek 77-29 to improve to 8-0 in District 19-5A. If the Eagles top Connally on Friday night, Rhonda Farney will record her 1,075th coaching victory. … Bowie’s off to a 2-0 start in District 14-6A by virtue of victories over Del Valle (61-42) and Manor (59-27). The Cardinals bounced back Tuesday night by beating San Marcos 67-41 as Mariah Crittenden totaled 25 points. … Liberty Hill remains unbeaten District 19-4A in District 19-4A after rolling past Llano 66-20. The Panthers are ranked third in the TABC Class 4A state poll. … Marble Falls Faith ranked second this week in the TAPPS Class 4A state poll compiled by the association’s coaches. Brentwood Christian checked in at No. 8 while Texas School for the Deaf, off to its best start in more than two decades, was 10th. … Three other TAPPS teams popped up in state polls released this week. Regents was sixth in Class 5A, two spots ahead of St. Michael’s, while Austin Waldorf ranked second in Class 2A.


• Friday

Bastrop at Rouse, 7 p.m.

Cedar Ridge at Pflugerville, 7 p.m.

Anderson at Bowie, 7 p.m.

• Saturday

Jarrell at Franklin, 1 p.m.

— Butch Hart, AA-S correspondent

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