Jacksonville 45, Palestine Westwood 44:Jacksonville improved to 3-1 on the year by edging Palestine Westwood 45-44 Tuesday night at Panther Gymnasium.
Chancii Scott drained a season-high 21 points while Jasmine Parson, the Maidens' leading scorer, pushed through 13.
Sametria Baker knocked down five points, followed by Kevie Mathis with four and DeMonica Franklin with two.
Westwood led 24-23 at the break with Jacksonville outscoring the Lady Panthers 10-8 in what turned out to be the pivotal period for the winners — each team tossed in a dozen points, respectively, in the fourth segment.
Natalie Muniz led Westwood by popping in 13 points.
Jacksonville will be taking part in the Ennis Tournament (today through Saturday).
Overton 37, No. 8 New Summerfield 31: The Lady Mustangs of Overton jumped out to a 15-6 lead after eight minutes of play and never looked back in defeating Class A-I's No. 8 ranked New Summerfield team by a 37-31 margin at Hornet Gymnasium Tuesday evening.
Overton (2-1) led 20-16 at the half and increased their advantage to seven points at the end of three periods of play.
The Lady Hornets (6-2) struggled with its shooting — NS hit just 12 of 50 shots (24-percent) from the field, while going 2-of-20 (10-percent) from beyond the arc — especially late in the game.
Maritzza Melendez led NS in scoring by pumping in 10 points.
Cindy Medellin had nine, to go along with a team high eight rebounds, and Simone Derrett drained seven points.
Abbey Mackey topped out with 16 points for Overton.
NS will be playing in the Troup Tournament, which opens today and runs through Saturday.
Chapel Hill 44, Rusk 38: At Eagle Coliseum in Rusk Tuesday Chapel Hill thwarted a serious Rusk upset bid as the Lady Bulldogs slipped past the Lady Eagles by a final score of 44-38.
The Eagles (3-3) led 6-3 after one period, but the Lady Bulldogs (5-1) got on track in the second quarter by outscoring the lady Eagles 16-10 to take control of things.
Brandi Gouldthorpe led the Lady Bulldogs with 15 points while Kristen Fuller tossed in 18 for Rusk. Kara Huggins swished a pair of triples for the Lady Eagles.
Rusk will have the rest of the week off and will entertain Tyler Lee at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday.
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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.
Tribe Tennis: De La Rosa, Mireles excel in Nac tourney
Bryan De La Rosa and Lorena Mireles notched second-place finishes, respectively, in the Nacogdoches Tournament which took place on Friday.
Most of the matches were completed before the skies opened up; however a few competitions were not played in their entirety.
De La Rosa posted three-straight victories in boys “B' singles.
Jaguar tennis squad dumps D-II Dallas Baptist, 9-0
The Jacksonville College mens tennis unit gave an impressive performance in front of the hometown crowd Friday when they doused Dallas Baptist University (DBU), 9-0, at the Frances White Tennis Complex at Jacksonville High School.
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