Bears Beat Tigers 84-54 in District 23 Basketball Matchup

Timpson High School on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 –

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The Timpson Bears defeated the visiting Tenaha Tigers by an 84-54 score in Tuesday’s District 23 Class 2A conference varsity basketball game. The Bears are now 10-3 for the season and they have a 2-0 conference mark. The Tigers are 1-1 in district play and they are 7-4 overall.

Timpson trailed 7-8 midway through the first period but the Bears gained a 12-7 lead with three minutes left in the opening period and they never trailed again. By the midway break Timpson led 47-21.

At the end of the third stanza Timpson had built a 65-34 advantage on their way to the 84-54 point win.

Leading scorers for the Bears were Terry Bussey with 34 points, Jackson Campbell 21, Donovan Crockett 17 and Braden Courtney with 10. For Tenaha Jordan Ross scored 18, Charles Hervey 16 and Avanta Fredieu had 11 points.

Timpson will travel to Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Friday, January 7, 2022 for district play with the Rams. JV girls and boys action begins at 4:30 p.m. and varsity action will follow.

Tenaha will host the San Augustine Wolves Friday, January 7. JV action starts at 4:30 p.m. with varsity following.