Joaquin High School on Friday, January 29, 2021 –
Timpson High School headed to Joaquin on Friday for District 23 2A high school basketball games. In varsity action the THS Lady Bears took a convincing 65-20 win over the Lady Rams. In boys varsity play the Bears beat the Rams 62-41.
The Lady Bears started the first period with an 8-0 run and led 22-3 at the end of the quarter. The second quarter saw them go on an 8-0 run and this helped them lead 35-12 at halftime. A 9-0 run in the third period allowed them to take a 52-16 lead into the final period of play.
Timpson had three ladies in double figures scoring. Harlie Ware scored 19 points, Claire Johnson 14 and McKenna Wynn 10. Joaquin was led by Kalie Brooks with 14 points.
The Lady Bears are in the playoffs with a 9-1 conference mark and a 16-4 overall record. The Lady Rams have been eliminated with two games remaining this season.
Boys action saw Timpson lead 10-2 midway through the opening stanza. They built a 14-6 lead by the end of the first quarter. The Bears outscored the Rams 14-7 in the second frame and took a 28-13 lead into the locker room at the midway intermission. The Bear outpaced the Rams 17-10 points in the third period and took a 45-23 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Bears are 5-4 in district play with three games remaining. Joaquin is 4-5.
Timpson will host Shelbyville for more high school basketball on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. JV will tipoff at 4:30 p.m. and varsity action will follow.
Joaquin will travel to San Augustine High School next Tuesday. Tipoff will begin at 4:30 p.m.