Fort Stockton High School opens the 4A girls basketball playoffs with a 6 p.m. game against Mountain View Monday, Feb. 11 at Sul Ross University in Alpine.
Fort Stockton finished third in District 2, while Mountain View was the second-place team from District 1.
The Lobos (6-3, 15-14) finished second in 4A-District 1 behind San Elizario (9-0, 23-7) and ahead of Fabens (2-7, 7-22) and Clint (1-8, 3-24).
Seminole (8-0) and Andrews (6-2) finished ahead of the Prowlers in district. Pecos (2-6) took fourth while Monahans was fifth (1-7).
At the end of the first period, Mountain View led 15-5.
Mountain View up 34-12 at the half.
The Prowlers mounted a rally, outscoring the Lobos 14-5 in third to cut the lead to 39-26 entering the fourth.
Fort Stockton pulled within 9 at 39-30 with 7:09 left in the game, but cold shooting by the Prowlers and clutch free throws from the Lobos was the difference downtime stretch.
Final: Mountain View 56, Fort Stockton 36