(February 19, 2014) The boys' high school basketball playoffs got under way Tuesday and several central Texas teams are moving on to the area round.
Harker Heights is the only team out of 8-5A to advance, beating Cedar Hill 53-33. The Knights will face Marcus in the area round. District runner-up Shoemaker suffered a heartbreaking 64-61 loss to No. 5 South Grand Prairie in double overtime.
In Waxahachie, Waco High advanced to the area round with a 94-84 win over Arlington Heights. The Lions will face Byron Nelson in the next round.
Fairfield and Mexia were the only teams in 3A to advance. The Eagles got by Center 77-58, while the Blackcats beat Diboll 76-59.
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