Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 14, 2014

JHS hoopsters to face Corsicana in must-win game

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

ATHENS — Lindale defeated Corsicana 51-50 in overtime Friday night at Cardinal Gymnasium on the Trinity Valley Community College campus, and as a result the Eagles will represent District 16-4A as the third place team in the upcoming state playoffs.

Corsicana will now face Jacksonville at 4 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Valley, with the winner of that game nabbing the fourth and final playoff berth out of the league.

The two teams split their regular season meetings, with each winning at home by single digits.

Jacksonville, Corsicana and Lindale all ended the regular season in a three-way tie for third place in the loop, with 4-6 district records.