HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL POLLING: Bowie girls finish ninth

The Bowie High School girls’ basketball team placed in a tie for ninth spot in the final Texas Girls Coaches Association Conference 3A poll.
The Lady Rabbits finished the season as the District 3A-9 champion with a record of 30-6.
This marked Bowie’s best showing in girls’ basketball since 2008-09.
Alba-Golden, the team that eliminated Bowie from the playoffs in the 3A regional semifinals, was in a tie for fifth place in the poll.
Of course, state champions all finished atop the poll in their respective conferences.
Sunnyvale was No. 1 in the 3A poll, with Shallowater second.
State champion Cypress Woods finishes as No. 1 in the 6A poll, with Dallas Skyline second. Canyon takes the top spot in 5A, and Dallas Adams is second.
State champion Argyle is No. 1 in the 4A poll, with Abilene Wylie second. Bridgeport also ranks in the poll, tied for 17th.
Martin’s Mill is first in 2A with Gruver second. Windthorst, coached by Bowie athletic director Dylan Stark’s wife, Heather, and Alvord were also ranked.
In 1A, Nazareth finishes as No. 1 and Lipan is second. Saltillo and Dodd City were ranked, having eliminated Forestburg and Bellevue, respectively, from the postseason. Slidell was ranked, tied for 17th overall.

GIRLS STATE
CHAMPIONSHIP SCORES
At San Antonio, Alamodome
Conference 6A
Houston Cypress Woods 57, Dallas Skyline 49
Conference 5A
Canyon 48, Dallas Adams 41
Conference 4A
Argyle 46, Abilene Wylie 25
Conference 3A
Sunnyvale 52, Shallowater 37
Conference 2A
Martin’s Mill 49, Gruver 36
Conference 1A
Nazareth 56, Lipan 40

The Bowie High School girls’ basketball team shows off its regional quarterfinalist trophy after beating Pottsboro in Denton in February. (News photo by Eric Viccaro)