North Hopkins coach Jim Westbrook talks with his team prior to a recent playoff game. The Lady Panthers faced Valley Mills in Ennis Saturday to conclude the regional semifinals. Officials said teams in the past at North Hopkins have won regional quarterfinals on several occasions. The current team has won three rounds — winning district, getting a first round bye then taking wins in area and the regional quarterfinals to advance to the regional semifinals. The Lady Panthers lead the series 1-0 over Valley Mills, a win Saturday would put them in the Region II finals.
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