Faith Academy will meet Sherman Texoma Christian in semifinals
February 27, 2013, 8:00 am by Mark Goodson
Faith Academy knocked off defending state champion Muenster Sacred Heart, 38-33, Tuesday night at Dublin High School to put the Lady Flames in the Final Four of the TAPPS Division II playoffs.
Faith Academy (36-2) will play Sherman Texoma Christian at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lake Ridge High School in Mansfield.
The other state semifinal matchup is Boerne Geneva and Victoria Faith, who will tip at 6 p.m. on Friday.
The state title game is noon on Saturday at Lake Ridge.
Lake Ridge High School is the newest campus in the Mansfield ISD district and is located near Joe Pool Lake. The trip is roughly 180 miles from Marble Falls.
Faith Academy’s Bailey Brinkley scored 15 points and Taylor Denton added 10 to lead the scoring in the tight ball game.
The pace was slow to start the game with Sacred Heart taking an 8-3 lead. Faith Academy ran off a 17-4 run in the second quarter to take a 20-12 lead at halftime.
Faith Academy outscored Sacred Heart, 16-13, in the fourth quarter.
Texoma Christian has three impressive playoff wins over Dallas Cambridge (57-18), Temple Holy Trinity (59-20) and Desoto Cantebury (63-56).
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