Area sports roundup

Tuesday, Feb. 4 BASKETBALL GIRLS Arlington Heights 38, Granbury 37 Lady Jackets (15-7, 9-5 in 7-4A) win on 3-point shot at buzzer, pulling into a tie with Lady Pirates (17-12, 9-5). Lady Pirates played Tuesday without standout post Amber Strange, who was out with flu-like symptoms, said Lady Pirate coach Leta Andrews, who added she is expected back Friday for their third-place playoff against Heights at Chisholm Trail High School.

Lipan (31-1, 10-0 in 17-A) 97, Gordon 19, No. 1 team in state in Class A Division II finishes perfect run through district with 31st straight win.

North Central Texas (15-5, 9-0 in TAPPS 2-A) 60, FW Covenant Classical 16, three-time defending state champs get ninth straight win.

Arlington Heights (15-10, 7-5 in 7-4A) 56, Granbury (10-16, 5-7) 51 Pirates fall two games behind Heights and Southwest, game and a half behind Aledo in chase for final three playoff berths from district (Aledo plays Trimble Tech Wednesday). If Aledo defeats Tech, Pirates need a win in final two games to have mathematical chance. If Tech wins, Pirates could split with South Hills (home) and Wyatt (in Fort Worth) and have a chance.

Lipan (13-13, 6-2 in 17-A) 75, Gordon 40 Indians now finish season with back-to-back games against No. 9 Lingleville and No. 10 Huckabay, to whom they lost by a combined eight points in the first half.

NCTA (13-2, 10-0 in TAPPS 2-A) 67, Covenant Classical 25, Pioneers, who popped into state rankings at No. 25 this week among small private schools, get 13th straight win.

Fort Worth South Hills (6-0) 2, Granbury (3-2-5) 1 Pirates are first team to score against Scorpions this season.