FB Travis falls to Lewisville Marcus in 5A state title game

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by Daniel Gotera / KHOU 11 Sports

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Posted on March 11, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Updated Sunday, Mar 11 at 12:40 AM

 

AUSTIN - In their bid for the first state basketball championship in school history, the Fort Bend Travis Tigers fell to the Lewisville Marcus Marauders 56-52 in the Class 5A title game at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.

Andrew Harrison led the Tigers with 23 points and 4 assists in the losing effort.

Marcus' Phil Forte, who was named tournament MVP, tallied 24 points.

Travis (36-4) got out to a 27-20 lead in the third quarter, but Marcus (39-2) ourscored the Tigers by 8 in the final period to take home it's second straight state championship.

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