By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor
McKinney High will face Plano East in a third place game on Friday night at Wylie High School, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The winner will face Richardson in the bi-district round game, while the loser will face TABC No. 17 Skyline.
The teams split the season series 1-1 with the home team winning both games. MHS won 46-45 on Jan. 8 while East topped the Lionettes 55-53 on Jan. 25. McKinney will be the home team and Plano East will be the road team on Friday night.
McKinney defeated crosstown rival McKinney Boyd 49-43 on Tuesday night to claim the final playoff spot in 10-5A. Plano East lost 69-50 in the season finale at home versus Plano West.