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February 25, 2013


EMORY — Chapel Hill baseball tourney: Jacksonville, Troup notch wins

NEW CHAPEL HILL — Jacksonville humbled Class A Mount Enterprise 15-0 in the Chapel Hill Tournament on Thursday. Freshman Mason Smith tossed a 1-hitter at the Wildcats. All nine position players reached base and scored at least one run for the Indians. The Tribe then went out and beat T.K. Gorman 9-1 early Friday morning to improve to 2-1 on the year. Troup was able to outscored Gilmer, 9-5, behind Seth Gibson's triple, which plated two runs. Mason Mallard forged a double and drove two runs in for the Tigers. Troup led 9-1 going into the fifth inning. The tournament is scheduled to conclude today.

Eagle baseball posts first victory of season

PALESTINE — Rusk knocked of Madisonville, 3-2, Thursday in opening day play of the Palestine Tournament. Mason Johnson got the start on the hump for the Eagles (1-1) and worked four innings and struck out four. Jadarian Skinner, who got credit for the win, toiled the final-three frames and fanned three. Austin Ballew and Johnson had key hits for the Eagles. Madisonville outhit Rusk 6-3 in the game.

JHS's Minifee earns spot on Class 4A All-State Football Team

BRYAN — Jacksonville High School's Darrell Minifee has been named to the 62nd Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Football Team. Minifee is a 6-foot, 150 lb. Senior who has signed with Trinity Valley Community College.

Rumbelow, Bryant, Gray represent Bullard on Class 3A All-State Football Team

BRYAN — Trevor Rumbelow has been voted onto the 62nd Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Football Team. The 6-foot, 220 lb. senior  was a Third Team choice at center, along with Joe Brandenburg of Monahans. Defensive back Holden Bryant and Weston Gray (punter) were Honorable Mention choices from Bullard. Both are seniors.

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