Class 4-A, Region II tennis results
ARLINGTON — Ellie Day won her opening round match over an opponent from McKinney North, but lost in the second round to a young lady from Prosper in the girl's singles division of the Class 4A, Region II Championship Tournament, which was played at UT-Arlington on Monday and Tuesday. In girl's doubles, Jacksonville's Carolina Hernandez & Samantha Lee fell to a very talented duo from Highland Park in the first round.
New Summerfield runners do well at 21-A Meet
CUSHING — New Summerfield did extremely well in its distance events during the 21-A track and field meet, held late last week in Cushing. Representing NSHS at this week's Area meet will be Francisco Parra (3,200 meters, 1st, 11:14.62), Simon Scharnweber (3,200 meters, 3rd, 11:56.86), Alfredo Hernandez (Mile, 1st, 5:15.89)and Ryan Weaver (High Jump, 2nd, 5'-4”). In addition, the Hornet mile relay team (Case Wilkerson, Weaver, Scharnweber, Luis F. Rubio) fan a 4:04.79 to finish fourth and qualify for the Area event. NSHS's 800-meter relay unit also came in fourth and ran a 1:49.68. That unit consists of Williams, Weaver, Hernanadez and Devin Abercrombie. Alto (247) and Cushing (151) were the top-two teams on the boy's side. In the varsity girl's division, three lady Hornets qualified for the Area round, plus one of the NSHS relay outfits. Cindy Medellin came in third in the 3,200 meter run (14:43) and fourth in the mile run (6:44.78). Tonya Saurez had success with a jump of 4' 0” to take fourth in high jump, while Vanessa Zuniga was the final quailfer in the 800 meter run where she stopped the timer at 2:56.91. The school's mile relay team (Demondra Johnson, Melonnie Loftin, Destiny Freeney, Vanessa Zuniga) ran a 5:06.02 to take fourth place. In the team standings, Cushing (196) and Alto (151) led the way.
Jaguar tennis plays Dallas Baptist tough
DALLAS — The Jacksonville College men's tennis team lost a 5-4 decision to Dallas Baptist University (NCAA, Division II) late last week. JC won two of the three doubles matches to get the day started off on a strong note. In Flight 2, JC's Tyler Smith & Daniel Apacible won over DBU's Hillard & McAllister, 9-8 (7-2). The JC duo of Austin Perez & Joey Quandt posted a 9-8 (7-4) win over Rios & Wilson in Flight 3. The Jags' points in singles play were generated by Gil Lim, who defeated Hillard, 7-6, 6-4. Reed Elmore downed Rios, 4-6, 7-6, (4-2 unfinished) to claimed the remaining point. All of the matches were competitive with several being decided by a tie breaker, reported JC head coach Mark Robbins. The Jags and the Lady Jags will be taking part in the NJCAA Regional Tournament at Tyler Junior College beginning at 11:00 a.m. Friday.
London Marathon to go on as planned
LONDON (AP) —Determined to show solidarity with Boston, the London Marathon will go forward as planned Sunday with a race that will be watched by about 1 million spectators and take runners past some of the city's most revered landmarks.
Class 4-A, Region II tennis results
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Jacksonville's Fightin' Maidens collected a District 35-4A triumph Friday night at Tomato Bowl without even scoring a goal.
Yes that's right, because Lufkin Hudson knocked in the only goal of the match — an own goal — with 12:58 to play in the match.
After the Maidens (7-7-2, 6-2-1 District 35-4A) almost scored on their own, the ball deflected a few feet out in front of the Hudson goalkeeper and in the made rush to clear the ball already Hornet accidentally knocked the ball into the Jacksonville goal.
16-3A Softball: Springer fans 13 as Bullard stops Spring Hill, 4-1
Kristie “Coco” Springer, a Texas Woman's University signee, struck out 13 Spring Hill batters Friday night to help propel Bullard to a 4-1 win in a District 16-3A tilt that was played in Longview.
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Lady Jaguars' season ends with 84-73 to No. 1 Trinity Valley
A disastrous defensive first half put the Jacksonville College Lady Jaguars in a hole that they could not claw themselves out of Friday afternoon in a semi-final game of the Region XIV Championship Tournament at Louise Herrington Patriot Center.
After allowing the No.1-ranked Lady Cardinals (31-1) to shoot at a 62.2-percent (23 of 37) clip in the first 20 minutes of play, the Lady Jags (17-14) found themselves down by 20 points, 54-34, at intermission.
Girls Powerlifting: Bullard qualifies 5 for upcoming state meet
Bullard finished second as a team at the Girls Region 3 Division 2 Powerlifting Meet last weekend at Crandell High School, but more importantly qualified five young ladies for the Texas High School Womens Powerlifting Association State Meet, which takes place late next week at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.
Jaguar rally falls 7 points shorts; Lee ends JC's season
Simply stated, turnovers are opportunities for the opposing team.
Jacksonville College's inability to cash in on Lee College's mistakes, particularly in the first half, ended up being too big of hurdle for the Jaguars to clear as Lee held on to beat JC, 105-98, in the opening round of the Region XIV Championship Tournament, which took place Wednesday night at Wagstaff Fieldhouse on the Tyler Junior College campus.
Workman, Maosa, Robinson pilot JC women to tourney win
Eleven Lady Jaguars broke into the scoring column in Jacksonville College's 57-43 win over Paris Junior College Wednesday in the first round of the Region XIV Championship Tournament, which is being played at UT-Tyler's Herrington Patriot Center.
Maiden soccer falls, 2-1, to rival Palestine
Jacksonville came out sluggish in the second half against Palestine Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium and that spell of a lack of energy ended up costing the Maidens the match.
The Ladycats scored a lone goal in the second half to break a 1-1 halftime tie and then made it stand the rest of the waas palestien won, 2-1.
Jacksonville JV tennis team shows well in Nac
Highlighting the play by the Jacksonville junior varsity tennis team in the Nacogdoches JV Tournament, which was staged on Thursday, was a couple of consolation winning efforts.
Rusk trio qualify for girls state powerlifting meet
Rusk will be represented by three young ladies when the girls state powerlifting meet gets under way on March 14 in Corpus Christi.
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