Facing District 16-4A's top team, Corsicana, Jacksonville Tribe tennis ended the fall portion of its schedule by falling 10-2 (18-3) to the Tiger netters on Tuesday at the JHS Tennis Complex.
Corsicana finished as district champion with a 5-0 record — there is no post-season tournament in the league.
Whitehouse (4-1) also will be representing the conference at the upcoming regional tournament as the district runner up.
Meanwhile, the Tribe end the fall with a 1-4 conference worksheet (6-6 overall).
Senior Ellie Day figured in both of Jacksonville’s' points.
In No. 1 girls singles, Day silenced Maggie Phinney (6-3, 6-0).
She also joined forces with freshman Kristie Savage in No. 1 doubles to thump Autumn Grounds & Alen Yates (6-2, 6-2).
Suzi McCuistion rolled past Yates in No. 6 singles by an 8-4 score for Jacksonville's final win of the afternoon.
Maria Landin gave a good account as she forced Cecilla Hernandez of Corsicana to a third set before eventually coming up short.
Hernandez won the match (3-6, 6-0, 6-0).
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Jacksonville goes 4-0 in Madisonville Tournament
The Jacksonville Indians not only only posted a 4-0 record in the Madisonville Tournament on Thursday and Friday, but they won in a convincing manner as the Tribe had an average margin of victory of 22 points.
Coach Mark Alexander's Tribesmen will carry a 6-2 record into Tuesday's game at Athens. Varsity tipoff should take place around 7:30 p.m., following junior varsity and freshman games.
Fightin' Maidens double up Hawkins
Jacksonville unleashed some nasty defense on the Hawkins Lady Hawks Friday afternoon and as a result the Fightin' Maidens were able to dish out a 51-26 defeat to Hawkins in Jacksonville's final game of the Hawkins Tournament.
GONE FISHING WITH JERRY MILLER
Frank Lusk is one of the most patient and thorough worm fishermen I have fished with. We live in a time when everybody is in a hurry. You’ve probably heard the statement, “Hurry up, I don’t have all minute!” That’s how a lot of fishermen fish – in a hurry.
Personally I like to chunk and wind, throw and go, and burn up the water with my lures. I’m in a hurry to catch bass. When bass are active these methods work. But what do you do when you are in an area that is known for holding good size bass but they are reluctant to bite? Simply put, you slow down and then slow down some more.
Prep Hoops Roundup: Jacksonville, Bullard girls perform well in tourney play; Guard rout Tigers
Her's a quick look at the high school basketball action from Thursday that involved local and area teams.
Old Man Winter alters Jacksonville athletic schedules
Several alterations to the Friday-Saturday Jacksonville High School basketball schedules have been made due to the possibilty of hazerdous travel conditions this weekend due to a winter storm event.
Region XIV Men: Jaguars to entertain Apaches in Sat. matinee
The Jacksonville College men's basketball team will be playing its final home game of 2013 at 4 p.m. this afternoon when the Jaguars take on Tyler Junior College at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.
The Jags will enter the matchup looking for their first Region XIV win of the season. The JC men are 4-7 overall, 0-2 in conference, and are coming off of a 76-54 loss to No.3-ranked Kilgore College on Tuesday.
New Summerfield homecoming festivities postponed
New Summerfield High School's basketball doubleheader scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to travel concerns later this evening.
McCown on track to start for Chicago Monday vs. Dallas
Josh McCown took reps with the first string offense on Thursday as the Chicago Bears said that starting quarterback Jay Cutler will not be available for duty on Monday night when the Bears host the Dallas Cowboys at 7:30 p.m.local time.
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NJCAA Golf: Shattuck's Highlanders move up to No. 3 in nation
The McLennan Community College men's golf team moved up two spots to No. 3 in the latest NJCAA Division I Men's Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll.
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