Tenaha Varsities Each Fall to San Augustine in One-point District Basketball Losses

Tenaha Special Events Center, Friday, February 7, 2020 –

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Friday saw the Tenaha Tigers Varsity Boys Basketball Team fall to the San Augustine Wolves by a 62-61 score. Earlier in the evening the Lady Tigers fell to the Lady Wolves by a 48-47 score.

The Lady Tigers took an early lead and held a 12-7 advantage over the Lady Wolves at the end of the opening frame. Tenaha held on to a 20-17 lead at the halftime buzzer.

The third quarter saw the Lady Tigers ahead 30-28 going into the final period. The Lady Wolves were able to outscore THS by a 20-17 margin to take the win by a single point.

Tenaha was led by Jonisha Thompson with 19 points, Addy Duncan added 12 points to the Tenaha tally. San Augustine was led by Jatoriya Barnes with 12 points and Lauryn Burrell with 11.

Tenaha is now 20-10 overall and 7-6 in District 22 2A conference action.

The boys varsity game saw the Wolves leading 17-14 at the end of the first stanza. The halftime buzzer saw the two teams go into the locker room with San Augustine holding a thin 32-31 advantage.

SAHS gained a 49-44 cushion by the end of the third quarter. The Tigers gained ground in the final frame but a 3-point buzzer-beater by senior Tijay Thomas-Davis clenched the game for a 62-61 win.

Tenaha was led by Mike Hogg with 19 points. Hayden Jenkins had 14 points and CJ Mays added 11 points to the scoreboard for THS. San Augustine was led by Larry Clifton with 17 points, Jeremiah Watts had 13, and Tijay Thomas-Davis finished the day with 10 points.

The Tigers are 20-7 overall and 7-2 in District 22 2A standings.

Tenaha next heads to Shelbyville on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 and Junior Varsity will tip off at 4:30 p.m. Varsity action will follow.