Things did not come easy, but the Newcastle Ladycats are back in the regional quarterfinals.
Ky Graham stood in the middle of the celebration on the Breckenridge High School court, amid the passion and pandemonium which comes with winning in the playoffs.
Graham athletic trainer Mike Carroll was awarded the 2018 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award.
The Graham boys basketball team knew what was at stake. The Steers could not afford a loss Friday night if they still wanted any shot at a district title.
The Graham Lady Blues girls basketball team was crowned bi-district champions after defeating Sweetwater 69-56 Monday evening in Breckenridge.