Staff report

Dallas Lincoln stormed to a 27-6 first-quarter lead then cruised to a 69-45 win over Anna in the Class 4A Region II basketball playoffs Feb. 17 at Carrollton’s R.L. Turner High School.

Forward Qua Fisher led the Lady Coyotes with 18 points and guard Marianna Bert added 17.

“They’re just on another level, a level that we aspire to get to at some point,” Anna head coach Justin Baldia said of Lincoln. “They’ve been really good for a long time. They have a pedigree of greatness and it showed. … We won the second half, which is huge. I’m proud of all the girls’ efforts.”

Additional coverage of this game will be featured in the Feb. 27 edition of the Anna-Melissa Tribune.