Staff Reports



Three Dogwood Circle boys’ basketball teams — Fairfield, Frankston and Neches — will start the 2006 University Interscholastic League playoffs tonight.

The Fairfield Eagles will play in the Class 3A-Region III bi-district playoffs against Waco-Robinson at 8 p.m. in Italy. Fairfield finished second in District 18-3A while Robinson was third in District 17-3A.

The Frankston Indians will play in the Class 2A-Region III bi-district playoffs against Centerville at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Fairfield. Frankston was the runner up in District 21-2A after losing a tiebreaker Friday night against Malakoff while Centerville finished third in District 22-2A.

The Neches Tigers will play in the Class A, Division II, Region IV bi-district playoffs against Chireno at 7 p.m. at Woden High School. Neches was the runner up in District 25-A while Chireno was the District 26-A champions. Chireno finished in a three-way tie for first place and had to win games on Thursday and Friday to secure the district title.

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