The District 20-2A girls race got underway Friday night with Lovelady, Grapeland and Centerville posting opening night victories.
Lovelady easily defeated Groveton 50-22 on its home court, Grapeland handled Dallardsville Big Sandy 45-27 at home, and Centerville edged Latexo 58-43 on the road.
Two of the district's teams boast lofty state rankings. Centerville (17-5) is ranked No. 17 in the TABC state poll and tied for No. 25 in the TGCA rankings. Grapeland (21-5) is ranked No. 24 by the TABC.
Tuesday's schedule had Latexo at Lovelady, Grapeland at Groveton and Centerville at Big Sandy.
On Friday, Grapeland hosts Lovelady, Latexo hosts Big Sandy for its homecoming game, and Groveton faces Centerville.