Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 –
The Tenaha Tigers and Joaquin Rams both finished their regular varsity basketball seasons at Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Tuesday.
The Tigers never trailed, early on they built a 10-0 point lead and they led 15-8 midway through the first period. The Rams battled back to pull to within three points and THS led 26-23 at the end of the first quarter. The Tigers went on a 30-10 point run in the second frame and they took a 56-33 lead into the locker room at the midway break. Tenaha outpaced Joaquin 25-13 points in the third period on their way to the 97-61 win.
Tenaha was led by JT Steadman with 40 points, Ja’Tyrian Moore had 19, Kajavion Ross 14 and Charles Hervey had 10 points. Joaquin was led by Bennett Anglin with 17 points, Malik Stotts 15, Jeriko Newman 11, and Dylan Cloudy who added an amazing drive to the basket for 2 points in the waning moments of the game.
The Tigers are now 15-16 wins this season and they finished 6-6 in District 23 2A play. They will begin the Bi-District Playoffs and represent the conference as the fourth seed with a game with the Corrigan Camden Bulldogs at Wells High School on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Corrigan-Camden is 25-3 this season and finished District 24 2A play with a perfect 12-0 mark.