The Graford Jackrabbits played valiantly against the Throckmorton Greyhounds March 2 in Windthorst but lost, 57-63.
"I am very proud of these boys," said Coach Kirby Basham. "They have truly dedicated themselves to the game and have played hard. Of course, we wish we could have gone deeper into the playoffs, but I am still very proud."
The game was close until the fourth quarter. Dustin Hargrove was on fire as he started the first quarter with three 3-pointers one after another. Hargrove was assisted by Brandon Pendergraft who also shot a 3-pointer in the first quarter. Throckmorton led the Jackrabbits by two going into the second quarter, 14-12. Though Graford wasn't able to overcome the lead in the second quarter, they were successful in keeping the Greyhounds from getting a larger margin. The teams went into halftime, 27-29.