EL PASO, Texas -

Four El Paso Girls Basketball teams have advanced to the area round of the high school playoffs.  In addition, Bel Air has been awarded a home game on Thursday night against North Richland.  Most area playoff games take place on neutral courts.  However, coaches from North Richland Hills wanted to play the game on Thursday night (instead of Friday like most other schools).  For that reason, Bel Air was willing to move the game up a day *if the Highlanders were awarded a home matchup.  --And they were!

Here's a complete listing of playoff matchups involving El Paso-area teams (for both boys and girls):

5A AREA GIRLS

North Richland Hills at Bel Air

Thursday, February 14th, 6 p.m.

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Franklin vs. Southlake Carroll

Friday, February 15th in Big Spring, TX

7 p.m.

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Eastwood vs. Arlington Bowie

Friday, Feb 15th at Odessa College

3:30 p.m.

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4A AREA GIRLS

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Hanks vs. Lubbock Monterey

Friday, February 15th in Pecos, TX

5 p.m.

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Andress vs. Palo Duro

Friday, Feb. 15th at Odessa College

6 p.m.

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