Lady Mustangs face Blanco in basketball playoffs


The Nixon-Smiley High School girls basketball team finished in third place in 3A District 26 and will open the playoffs at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 against Blanco in a game played at Floresville in a Bi-District matchup. 

The Blanco Panthers are the No. 2 team from 3A District 25. The team went 6-2 in district and was 16-6 overall.

Purchase tickets online at the school's website or by using the link below. Tickets will notbe sold at the door. Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Come out and support our Lady Mustangs!

The Panthers and Mustangs had some common opponents:

• Stockdale: Blanco won 55-30 on Dec. 4; Mustangs won 61-39 on Dec. 15 and 55-50 on Jan. 15.

• Comfort: Blanco lost 42-38 on Jan. 5, and won 78-22 on Jan. 22; Mustangs won 42-37 on Dec. 11.

Blanco has also played several larger schools, posting wins over Gonzales, Floresville, Canyon Lake, and Pleasanton; while losing to Giddings on double-overtime.