Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

September 19, 2013

Local and Area Sports Briefs

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress


JUCO Golf: Jaguars finish 5th in first fall tourney

PARIS, Texas - Golfers from Jacksonville College returned to the links Monday by taking fifth place at the Paris junior College Fall Invitational. The Jaguars shot a two-round total of 604, with McLennan Community College winning the tourney with a 564. Ranger (573), host Paris (578) and Tyler JC (586) finished in front of the Jags. JC ended up ahead of Oklahoma Wesleyan and Murray (Okla.) St. Will Langston of Troup led the Jags, carding  a 146 (72-74) over the Paris Golf Club real estate, which Jput him at T13. Two strokes back of Langston was JC's Matt Hance (73-74 - 147) who tied for 15th place. Noriah Brown came in at T28 (154) and Logan Reagan carded a 163 to finish in 43rd place. The tourney's medalist honor went to Andrew Hans of McLennan who shot a 5-under 135 (68-67) to defeat Zac Oliver of Paris by four shots.

Jacksonville's Shattuck comes in at T3 in first collegiate golf tourney

PARIS, Texas - Hunter Shattuck of Jacksonville shot back-to-back rounds of even-par 70 to end up at 140, which tied him with two others for third place at the Paris Junior College Fall Invitational on Monday. Shattuck, a product of The Brook Hill School, was competing for McLennan Community College and was seeing his first bit of collegiate action. Shattuck's team won the tourney with a team total of 564, which was nine strokes ahead of the runner-up, Ranger Junior College.

JV Tennis: Jacksonville romps over Whitehouse

WHITEHOUSE - Head coach Chuck Roper's Jacksonville High junior varsity tennis squad traveled to Whitehouse late last week and poured it on their hosts, winning 16-7. In girls singles, the Tribe won five of six matches, with Brianna Gay, Carolina Landin, Kylie Levett, Taylor Rusk, Ashlynn Miller and Leslie Mercado all strolling to victory. Austin Nelson, Adam Verhelle, Jessie Gobea and Evan Yount earn wins for JHS in boys singles. The Tribe swept the girls doubles matches where the teams of Gay & Landin, Levett & Rush and Miller & Mercado were all victorious. JHS tallied three points in boys doubles with the pairings of Verhelle & Coughlin, Nelson & Fagg and Gobea & Yount getting the job done against the Wildcat netters. Jacksonville is now 2-1 on the year.

JMS Volleyball: Lindale sweeps Maidens

In Jacksonville Middle School's latest volleyball outing, which was played Monday, the Maidens lost all four matches to potent Lindale Lady Eagle outfits. The score of each match was 2-0 in favor of Lindale. JMS's 8th-grade Blue team came closet to victory, losing 11-25, 16-25.