(Falfurrias, Texas)-The 31-5A Co-Champions, Edinburg Vela Lady Sabercats (32-5) eliminated fourth place 29-5A Gregory-Portland (25-11) 58-47 in the Class 5A Girls Basketball Area Championships at Falfurrias High School. The win propels the Lady Sabercats to the regional-quarterfinals against 29-5A Champions, Flour Bluff Lady Hornets. The Lady Sabercats took a 14-10 lead after the first quarter and led 22-17 at the half. In the second half, Lady Sabercats head coach Lottie Zarate made sure her team continued its aggressive defense on the Lady Wildcats holding GP to only 30 total points. Lady Sabercats JaNai Coleman led all scorers with 27 points

Here are more University Interscholastic League’ Girls Basketball Playoff Scores

Class 1A Bi-District: Rocksprings 92 Lasara 36; D’Hanis 58 San Isidro 33; Nueces Canyon 59 San Perlita 34

Class 2A B-District: No RGV teams

Class 3A Bi-District: Rio Hondo 100 IDEA College Prep 14; IDEA Edinburg College 50 Santa Rosa 39; IDEA Academy 54 Progreso 32; Lyford 96 IDEA Quest 9

Class 3A Area: Aransas Pass 42 Lyford 39; IDEA Academy 12 San Diego 81; Rio Hondo 34 George West 47; IDEA Edinburg CC London

Class 4A Bi-District: Hidalgo 33 Alice 45; La Feria 41 Calallen 30;mRaymondville 34 Tuloso Midway 54

Class 4A Area: La Feria 26 West Oso 58

Class 5A Bi-District: McAllen Memorial 36 Brownsville Veterans 48; Pioneer 50 Bro Lopez 40; LJ Palmview 42 Gregory Portland 45; Edinburg Vela 64 Mercedes 30; Harlingen South 30 McAllen Nikki Rowe 36

Class 5A Area: Flour Bluff 48 McAllen Rowe 33; Edinburg Vela 58 Gregory Portland 47; CC Veterans 58 Pioneer 32; Bro Veterans 48 Victoria East 56

Class 5A Regional-Qtrs: Edinburg Vela vs Flour Bluff (TBA)

Class 6A Bi-District: Weslaco 63 PSJA 28; Edinburg 84 Los Fresnos 52; Mission 26 San Benito 39; Harlingen 69 Edinburg North 27

Class 6A Area: SA Brennan 52 Harlingen 23; Laredo United 50 San Benito 27; Edinburg 67 SA Sotomayor 52; Weslaco 56 SA Harlan 59

Class 6A Regional Qtrs: SA Harlan vs Edinburg; SA Clark vs Cibolo Steele;

JaNai Coleman passes the ball on Friday as the defeated Gregory-Portland in the UIL Class 5A Area Championships. (HSSMImages/Courtesy photo)