HP Girls Returning to Postseason Play

Ella Patterson and Highland Park clinched a playoff spot with Tuesday’s comeback win over Forney. (File photo: Rob Graham)

Highland Park clinched a postseason berth on Tuesday after rallying in the fourth quarter for a key 46-42 road win over Forney.

The Lady Scots (13-16, 7-5) trailed after three stanzas before unleashing an 18-point barrage down the stretch. Mary Warriner Kemp finished with 15 points while Ella Patterson contributed 13.

The victory, which followed a 57-46 loss to Mesquite Poteet on Jan. 26, keeps HP in fourth place in the District 15-5A standings — one game behind the Lady Pirates — with two games remaining.

The Lady Scots will play their final home game on Friday against Royse City before finishing the regular season on Feb. 6 at Wylie East.

Looking ahead, HP will likely face state-ranked Sulphur Springs in the bi-district round of the Class 5A Region II playoffs.

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