Sophomore Mia Torres goes up for a layup on Tuesday night against Wimberley. Torres had 11 points for the Billies. —Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Wedel Fredericksburg High School senior post Abby Spurgin (31) jumps over a Wimberley Texans defender for the lay up in a Class 4A-Region IV bi-district playoff game Tuesday night at Canyon Lake High School. FHS beat Wimberley 65-46 to advance to the area round of the playoffs. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Wedel

Billies notch playoff win

FHS tops Wimberley Texans 65-46 Tuesday

After finishing a perfect 8-0 District 28-4A season, the Fredericksburg High School girls’ varsity basketball team is ready for postseason play, finishing with a 27-6 record in the regular season. 

The Billies defeated Wimberley, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 65-46, and are bi-district champions. The Billies were led in scoring by Hannah Wilson and Abby Spurgin with 21 and 17 respectively. Jessie Jarreau led the team with six assists, followed by Morgan McBee with four. McBee also added four steas.  They will next face Brazosport on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at La Grange High School. 

Wrapping up district title

Last week the Billies defeated Boerne for the second time this season. 

“It was a little bit of redemption and a great team effort,” head coach Carrie Grona said. “Last year when we were there we just slightly lost but getting in that locker room it was a different feeling.”

In the 60-42 win, Grona earned her 100th win.

“Those 100 wins are about the players and how they have worked their tail ends off to change the program mentally and physically,” she said. “It’s about their dedication and not about what pertains to me.”

 Sophomore Mia Torres led the Billies with 18 points followed by senior Hannah Wilson with 14 and senior Abby Spurgin with 12.

Torres also added four steals and three assists.

“Mia played like Mia can play” Grona said. “She’s been playing well the last four or five games. She has a lot of confidence in herself.”

Assists were the name of the game as five players contributed three each. 

“We were able to distribute the ball well, both offensively and defensively,” Grona said.

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