Grapeland Sandiettes

The Grapeland High School girls' basketball team began the Conference 2A-Region III playoffs thumping Frost 78-38 on Monday at Fairfield High School's Eagle Gymnasium.

FAIRFIELD — The Grapeland High School girls' basketball team began the Conference 2A-Region III playoffs thumping Frost 78-38 on Monday at Fairfield High School's Eagle Gymnasium.

The outcome was never really in doubt for the Sandiettes, who established a 30-5 lead by the end of one quarter.

Grapeland (24-8) will play Moody (21-8) in an area round game on Thursday at Groesbeck.

Sandiettes' head coach Anthony Decello reported the game will begin at either 6 or 6:30 p.m.

Five Sandiettes scored in double figures, with Hannah Chipman and Teira Jones both scoring 17 points. Chipman connected on 6-of-7 free throws and one 3-pointer. Jones was 7-of-12 from the line.

Overall, Grapeland canned nine 3-pointers, paced by four treys from Keaundra Harris and three from Ragan Bowie. The Sandiettes made good on 13-of-22 free throws overall (59 percent).

Kinsley Fuller was the lone Frost player to score in double digits with 10, including 5-of-8 from the free-throw line. Jimena Perez added eight.

BOX SCORE

Girls Basketball

Conference 2A-Region III Playoffs

Monday's Result

At Fairfield

Grapeland 78, Frost 38

Score by quarters

G 30 16 20 12 — 78

F 5 8 8 17 — 38

Individual scorers

Grapeland: Hannah Chipman, 17; Kenya Woods, 12; Keaundra Harris, 12; Ragan Bowie, 13; Tatiyana Bowie, 4; Teira Jones, 17; Tori Woodford, 3

Little River Academy: Kyra Cerda, 4; Sydney Woods, 6; Kinsley Fuller, 10; Jimena Perez, 8; Katelyn Worley, 6; Haddi Montgomery, 2; Tani Ramos, 2