Lady Pioneers two wins shy of third consecutive state title

TAPPS Class A Region I final, at Sweetwater
N. Central Texas 57, Plainview Christian 42
Shelby Lyle (17 points, 10 rebounds) and Sara Etherington (12 points, 16 rebounds) each post a double-double, while Cynthia Rivas adds 16 points as the Lady Pioneers (24-3) advance to meet Wichita Falls Notre Dame in state semifinals Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Mansfield High School. The winner will face San Antonio Gateway or Selma River City Believers in state final, Saturday at noon at Mansfield Summit High.