Women's JUCO hoops: JC's Carter named Region XIV's top freshman
TYLER — Khadijah Carter of Jacksonville College was named as Region XIV Freshman of the Year Saturday. The Goodrich, Texas native was also a All-Region and an All-Conference choice. Also earning a spot on the All-Conference team was Deva'Nyar Workman, a freshman out of Reading, PA. Jinaki Robinson, Soph., Jasmine Robinson, Soph. and Susan Agesen, Fr. were named to the All-Conference Honorable mention list. Shlonte Allen (Trinity Valley) and Audrissa Harrison (Blinn) shared Most Valuable Player honors, while Blinn's Jeff Jenkins earned accolades for Coach of the Year.
Men's JUCO hoops: Jag Skinner an All-Region First Team pick
TYLER — Daniel Skinner, a Jacksonville College sophomore, was included on the Region XIV All-Region squad, which was released Saturday night. Skinner, who is from Lancaster, was a First Team selection. San Jacinto's Mohammad Lee garnered Most Valuable Player honors, while Brian Hoberecht of Kilgore College picked up recognition as Coach of the Year.
JHS tennis: Roper wins consolation crown in Corsicana
CORSICANA — Christian Roper of Jacksonville posted a 3-1 record at the Corsicana Varsity Tournament on Friday and won the consolation title in boy's singles. After losing his first-round match to an opponent from Corsicana )1-8), Roper strung together consecutive wins over foes from Waxahachie (8-1), Denison (8-1) and Longview (8-4) in collecting the division crown. Carolina Hernandez & Samantha Lee were competing against a Nacogdoches duo in the fifth-place match in girl's doubles when rain hit and forced the cancelation of the match. Likewise, Suzi McCuistion & Maria Landin were battling in the consolation final when the cloud burst halted their match against a Longview tandem.
Rain wrecks havoc on JC tennis
PLANO — Jacksonville College tennis teams took on squads from Texas-Permian Basin (NCAA, Division II) on Friday in Plano, with the day's big winner being Mother Nature, as rains hit before most of the scheduled matches could be played. In Flight 1 women's doubles, JC's Maria Coronel & Britney Sibley downed Baltazar & Chavez 9-8 (7-1). JC's Kerri Kirkpatrick & Ashley Hullett fell to Greene & Gomez, 2-8. JC's duo of Kailla Parker and Caitlin Renson were knocked off by Acosta & Shepard, 2-8. In men's action, three flights of doubles went into the book before the wet stuff arrived, with UTPB winning each of the matches. In the only men's singles match that was completed, A. Cheny of UTPB topped JC's Daniel Apacible, 6-2, 6-1.
Tigers pounce on West Rusk behind Smith's 1-hit gem
TROUP — Luke Smith pitched a 1-hit shut out and Troup 92-0 18-2A) coasted to a 10-0 win over West Rusk on Friday in District 18-2A action. The Tigers exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the fourth frame.
Women's JUCO hoops: JC's Carter named Region XIV's top freshman
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35-4A Soccer: Jacksonville girls down Lady Hornets, 1-0
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.
Prep Baseball/Softball Roundup: Rusk's Raiborn tosses no hitter
High school baseball and softball roundup for games played mid week.
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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