Region B at Texico
Questa (13-5) vs Texico (17-5), 5 p.m.
Coaches: Questa, Jennifer Vialpando, 1st year; Texico, Mike Littlejohn, 25th.
Last playoff appearance: Questa, 2002, lost in first round of regionals; Texico, 2002, lost in first round of regionals.
How they got here: Questa finished second in District 8-2A. Texico won District 6-2A in a playoff.
Questa players to watch: Shantel Lucero, OH, 5-8, Sr.; Natasha Cantu, Ser., 5-6, Sr.; Michelle Robinson, OH, 5-8, So.; Adria Cordova, S, 5-4, So.
Texico players to watch: Sissy Loper, S, 5-5, Sr.; Ashley Kidd, OH, 5-7, Jr.; Lori Richardson, OH, 5-7, So.; Ashley Littlejohn, OH, 5-9, Jr.
Quotable: “I have no clue what to expect. I think it’s kind of good we don’t know because that way we always expect the best.” — Questa coach Jennifer Vialpando.
Cimarron (17-3) vs, Estancia (20-5), 7 p.m.
Coaches: Cimarron, Zack Romero, 13th; Estancia, Glenda Noblitt, 3rd.
Last playoff appearance: Cimarron, 2002, lost first round of state tournament; Estancia, 2002, lost in first round of state tournament.
How they got here: Cimarron finished first in District 8-2A. Estancia finished second in District 6-2A in a playoff.
Cimarron players to watch: Sara Davis, OH, 5-9, Sr.; Crystal Denis, OH, 5-9, Sr.; Beth Romero, S, 5-5, So.
Estancia players to watch: Heather Thomas, OH, 5-7, Sr.; Ashton Coburn, OH, 5-4, Sr.; Tara Cooper, OH, 5-3, Sr.; Destiny Trujillo, MB, 5-11, Jr.
Quotable: “Both teams seem evenly matched in style and format. They’re taller than us, but we’re used to that.” — Cimarron coach Zack Romero