Tenaha Takes 70-39 District Win Over Joaquin

Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Tenaha Special Events Center –

The Tenaha Tigers Boys Varsity Basketball Team took a 70-39 win over the visiting Joaquin Rams on Wednesday. Six points each from Tigers Hayden Jenkins and Cody Foshee helped Tenaha take a 24-6 lead over the Rams by the end of the first quarter.

Seven Tigers scored a total of twenty points during the second frame to help Tenaha take a 44-13 lead by the midway point of the contest.

Ellie Huerta and Tray Wilkerson each hit 3-point shots for Joaquin, during the third quarter, which helped the Rams score eight points, but Tenahas’ Jay Lloyd exploded for nine points during the third stanza and THS outpaced the Rams 19-8, taking a lopsided 63-21 advantage into the fourth period.

Huerta hit three 3-points shots during the final stanza which helped JHS outpace the Tigers 18-7 in the fourth period.

Joaquin was led by Ellie Huerta with 17 points. Teammate Lorenzo Lane had 8, Tray Wilkerson 6, Kase Yates 4, and Conner Bragg had 4 points.

Tiger Cody Foshee had 15 points, Jay Lloyd 13, Trai Gardner 8, Erik Smith 8, LaDarrius Garrett 6, Juarmez Brock 6, Hayden Jenkins 6, Tavoris Giles 3, Trenton Haas 3, and CJ Horn scored 2 points.

Tenaha will face the 4-1 San Augustine Wolves, at San Augustine Gymnasium, on Friday January 19, 2018. Junior Varsity games begin at 5 p.m. with Varsity to follow.

Joaquins’ District 22A mark now stands at 0-3. They will host Shelbyville High School, who is undefeated in conference play( 5-0). The games will take place at Rams’ Gymnasium on Friday, January 19, 2018. JV will begin at 5 p.m. with Varsity games following afterward.