Sam Houston State received another strong outing from Heath Donica but could not muster much offensively, falling 2-0 to Louisiana in the first of a three-game set on Friday night at Don Sanders Stadium.
The Mumford Mustangs took down the Weimar Wildcats 67-52 in area round playoff action Friday night in Brenham.
In what was a close game through three quarters saw Franklin outscore Leon 23-7 in the 4th and pull away with a 54-35 Area Round playoff win at Viking Gym Friday night.
Waco Connally pulled away from Navasota in the second half for a 70-56 win in the 4A Area playoffs Friday night.
A&M Consolidated held off Georgetown 59-56 Friday night to advance to the regional quarterfinals against fellow 18-5A rival Rudder.
It took two overtimes, but the Rudder Rangers took down the Brenham Cubs 73-71 in area round playoff action at Rattler Gym in Navasota.