Speedskater Jonathan Garcia, from Katy, finished 28th in the men's 1,000-meter on Wednesday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
And then there were four. Pearland, Katy, Stratford and Brenham all survived the Region III brackets in the playoffs and have reached the state semifinal matchups.
Friday’s 5A Region III Division II final was billed as the biggest test all year for the defending state champion Katy Tigers.
To advance in the playoffs certainly requires a certain amount of heroics and there was no shortage of them from the Houston-area teams that find themselves in two wins away from the state champio
Here's a guide of which Houston-area teams are left and who's playing where come the 2013 high school state football quarterfinals.