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April 27, 2021 - The Texas 2A Region III Track Meet was hosted by Palestine High School this past weekend, and Joaquin's Victoria Byrd was the Region III Champion in three events (Long Jump, 100m, 200m) qualifying her for the state meet.

She set the bar high in long jump with a mark of 18' 3", which is her best mark of the season. She also set PRs in the regional prelims in the 100m with a time of (12.28) and in the 200m with a time of (25.3). She has established herself as one of the fastest in 2A in the state. She will compete at the State Track Meet on May 7th at Mike Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

We are PROUD of her, and wish her the best at the state competition.

Mindy Bragg, JHS Track Coach

April 27, 2021 - The Joaquin Lady Rams will compete in the 2021 Playoff's Bi-District Round on Friday and Saturday at Nacogdoches High School against Douglass.

Game 1 starts at 6pm on Friday, April 30th. Game 2 is Saturday, May 1st at 1pm and game 3 will follow game 2 if needed.

Admission Prices are Adult $5, Student $3.

Steven McCann, JISD Womens Athletic Director

Joaquin Rams Ballpark on Monday, April 26, 2021 –

The Joaquin Lady Rams finished their season with a perfect 14-0 District 23 2A record. On Monday they completed their season with a 7-2 home win over the Beckville Lady Bearcats.

This game was Joaquin’s Senior Recognition Event and they recognized their senior softball athletes before the first pitch.

The Lady Rams set down the Beckville offense in 1-2-3 style in the top of the first inning. Lady Ram Ebbie McCann gave JHS their first lead of the contest when she lifted a pitch over the leftfield fence for a lead-off homer which gave her team a 1-0 advantage. JJ Bass later extended Joaquin’s lead to 2-0 after doubling and stealing her way around the remainder of the base paths.

Joaquin had another big inning with a rally during the bottom of the third inning which saw them turn two hits and three walks into four runs by Addi Harvey, Bass, Kennedy Stanley and Chloee Mason. JHS held a 6-0 lead going into the fourth inning.

Allison Baker led off the fifth inning for Beckville with a double off the leftfield fence. She scored on a fielder’s choice.

Beckville scored another run in the top of the sixth inning to cut the JHS lead to 6-2. Joaquin scored the final run of the contest when Madison Baker led off the inning with a walk and scored on a teammate’s ground out.

The win improved Joaquin’s season record to 22-1 and gave them a 14-0 district final record. They will soon learn who they will face as a #1 seed for District 23 in the bi-district playoffs. Joaquin senior pitcher Chloee Mason earned the win and struck out 11 BHS batters during the contest.

Beckville enters the playoff as the second seed for the district and they completed regular season play with a 14-8 record and a 12-2 conference mark.

 

 

April 25, 2021 - The start time for the Joaquin Lady Rams softball game vs. Beckville scheduled for Monday, April 26th has changed. Game time has been moved to 7:00 p.m. with Senior night starting at 6:30 p.m.

April 23, 2021 - Tenaha ISD announces an update to the track schedule.

  • Today, April 23, 2021 - Track moved due to weather.
  • Saturday, April 24, 2021 - Track in Palestine (Regional’s)
  • Monday, April 26, 2021 - Palestine Track Finals

Joaquin Rams Ballpark on Thursday, April 22, 2021 –

The Timpson Bears fell to the Joaquin Rams Varsity Baseball team in two run-rule shortened contest. Joaquin was able to take a 15-5 win in five innings in Game 1 and a 10-0 win in 4 ½ innings in Game 2.

Game 1 was close and Timpson trailed 7-4 until Joaquin scored five runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 12-4 lead. Timpson scored their final run of the day when Hunter Tipton led off the inning with a single and advanced to thrd on a throwing error. He later tagged up and scored on a long sacrifice fly ball by teammate Caden Soloman.

The Rams where patient at the plate and Drew Fuller and Jairo Blanco led off the top of the fifth inning with free bases. They were driven in when Malik Stotts tripled. Stotts later scored himself on a sacrifice fly and Joaquin led 15-5. The contest was later ended by mercy-rule when Timpson failed to score in the bottom half of the inning.

Game 2 was similar as Joaquin led 3-0 in the first inning, 7-0 by the second inning and they took a 10-0 lead by the third inning. Their defense held to end the game by mercy rule once again.

The teams are now in a four-way tie for fourth place in the conference, with each other, as well as Woden and Martinsville High Schools. They each have a 7-7 District 23 2A standing.

Garrison is leading the conference at 14-0, Gary is in second at 10-3 and Shelbyville is in third at 9-4.

The Rams will next host the Martinsville Pirates on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Timpson will travel to Garrison to face the Bulldogs Tuesday at 6 p.m.

April 21, 2021 - The Joaquin Lady Ram softball game versus Beckville originally scheduled for Friday, April 23rd has been moved to Monday, April 26th at 5:30pm in Joaquin. Senior girls will also be recognized at this time prior to the start of the game.

Steven McCann, Womens AD

April 19, 2021 - Regional Track Qualifiers who made it to Regional Track Meet and will compete this coming Friday and Saturday, April 23-24 in Palestine TX. Congratulations and Good Luck at Regionals!

Regional Qualifiers:
Grady Clay
Eli Taylor
JaKory Standly 
Kate Lawson
Neena Smith
Kiana Bennett
Gracie Leach
Liela Klein
Emily Pharris
Aliana Haley
Kioua Gates
Makayja Horton
Maisey Swindle
Jamairra Wright *Added

Coach Augustus Moore and Coach Kathy Marshall

Joaquin High School Ballpark on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 –

The Joaquin Lady Rams took a 10-0 District 23 2A varsity softball win over the visiting Shelbyville Lady Dragons on Tuesday. Joaquin Senior pitcher Chloee Mason earned the win and recorded 8 strikeouts on the day while allowing no free bases.

Ebbie McCann led off the bottom of the first inning with an infield hit and later scored the game’s first run. Joaquin led 1-0 until Juli King scored in the bottom of the second after reaching base on a double.

The Lady Rams added seven more runs during a rally in the bottom of the fourth. The game was eventually ended via the UIL 10-run mercy rule when JHS’s JJ Bass scored the final run in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Joaquin had 8 hits and took advantage of 6 free bases during the contest. Shelbyville hit safely 4 times.

Lady Dragons pitcher Avery Faulkner struck out two Joaquin batters.

Shelbyville will host the Martinsville Lady Pirates at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Shelbyville. They are 7-13-1 overall and 4-9 in district play.

Joaquin will host the Beckville Lady Bearcats next Friday, at Joaquin, at 5:30 p.m.. Joaquin is now 21-1 overall and 13-0 in district competition.

April 20, 2021 - The Roughrider Sports Team is proud to announce it is carrying the Rider Baseball District Season!

Coverage begins tonight as the Roughriders take on the Jasper Bulldogs in Jasper. Game begins at 7pm; pregame begins at 6:40pm.

Special guests include Coach Kyle Thornell, starting pitcher Jase Bird, the members of the 4x100 and 4x200 Area Champion Relay team and the Ford Tough Player of the Game.

It's all on Twitch.TV. Log on to Twitch and type roughridersports into the search bar or click here.

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