Houston freshman Destinee Wells (pictured) paced the Lady Mustangs with 22 points as the team beat Memphis Central 61-54 in the Region 8-AAA championship game Wednesday night.
Down 29-24 at the half, Houston used an 18-12 run to start the second half and gain a 1-point lead. The Lady Mustangs turned on the afterburners in the final quarter with a 19-13 drive to get the win over the former Region champs.
Jayla Hemingway had 17 points for Houston, which will host Arlington on Saturday in the sub-state game.
Houston is now 26-3 on the season.