Tigers tame Lions, continue playoff run
WACO–The Malakoff Tigers won the Area championship with a 61-46 victory over the Franklin Lions Feb. 27 at Waco High School.
The Tigers continue their playoff run as they captured the Area title in their second postseason win of the 2019-20 season.
The Tigers wrapped up the District title with a perfect 13-0 record in district play.
Malakoff has currently won 16 games in a row and hasn’t lost a contest since a slim 44-43 tournament loss to Fairfield Dec. 27. The Tigers sit at 24-4 overall on the season.
The Tigers topped Whitney 81-73 Feb. 24 to take home the Bi-district championship.
Malakoff takes on Grandview March 3 at Corsicana High School with tipoff set for 8 p.m.