After struggling to compete as an independent, Strake Jesuit (Houston) finds itself on top of the rankings of Texas Class 5A basketball.
A week after winning its first-ever playoff game, Mansfield downs Montwood, and FAB 50 No. 17 North Shore is upset by Hightower.
Houston's North Shore High, No. 17 in the ESPN FAB 50 national football poll, will face Fort Bend Hightower in a battle of unbeatens Friday in the second round of the Texas Division I state playoffs at nearby Pasadena, Texas.