Sports

Athens High School on Friday, February 25, 2022 –

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The Tenaha Tigers Lady Tigers varsity basketball team fell to the Martin’s Mill Lady Mustangs by a 53-40 score during the UIL Texas Basketball Playoff Region III Semifinal round elimination game.

The game was close early on and THS only trailed by a single point at 8-7 points at the end of the first period. By halftime Martin’s Mills led 24-18.

The Lady Tigers kept fighting but the game began to slip away as they fell behind by a 36-27 score at the end of the third quarter. Tenaha trailed by eight points, at 46-38 with less than three minutes remaining but the Lady Mustangs were able to hold on for the win.

The Lady Tigers were led by Tiyanna Dagley with 18 points, Lucy Giles and Jasmine Dodd each scored seven points, Addy Duncan  6 and Lataijha Steadman scored two points.

The Lady Mustangs were led by Jada Celsur with 23 points. The Lady Mustangs are 26-2 and they are on a 22 game win streak.

Tenaha finished as regional semifinalist and posted a 28-6 season mark. The Lady Mustangs will face Douglass High School Saturday afternoon in the Region III Final/ State Quarterfinal game.

February 23, 2022 - The Bi-District Champion Roughriders will play Manor New Tech at Madisonville High School on Friday, February 25 at 6:30pm.

Tickets are $6 adults; $4 students.

Passes accepted: THSCA, TABC, UIL District passes, Senior Citizen passes.

February 23, 2022 - The Dragons boys basketball will play in the Area Playoff game on Friday, Febuary 25 at Gary versus Beckville at 7 pm. Admission is $5.

Coaches passes, district passes and Sr. Citizen passes will be accepted. The Dragons are visitors.

 

Cushing Bearkats Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 –

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Both Shelbyville and Tenaha High School varsity boy’s basketball teams had back-to-back bi-district playoff elimination games at Cushing High School on Tuesday.

The Shelbyville Dragons came away with a 66-47 win over the West Sabine Tigers in a showdown between District 23 2A third seed and the District 24 second seed.

West Sabine led 4-2 halfway through the opening period but SHS came back to tie the game at 12-12 at the end of the first quarter. Shelbyville outscored WSHS 17-7 in the second stanza and the Dragons took a 29-19 lead into the midway intermission.

The third period saw the Dragons build on their lead and they took a 43-30 lead into the final period.

The fourth period saw the Tigers fight their way back some but the Dragons were able to maintain a lead throughout and take the 66-47 win.

Shelbyville had three players score in double figures: Michael Carrillo had 19, DJ Barnes 15 and Tre McGee had ten points. WSHS was led by Quentin Smith with 14 points.

Shelbyville will move on to the Area round of the UIL Basketball Playoffs later this week.

The Tenaha Tigers second seed for District 23 next faced the Broaddus Bulldogs who came in as third seed of District 24. The Tigers took an 11-3 lead by midway through the first period and they led 21-10 at the buzzer which sent the game into the second quarter. THS led 34-21 at the midway break.

Tenaha led 49-32 at the end of the third frame and they eventually held on to win by a 68-36 score.

The Tigers had four players in double digits scoring: Pooh Moore had 17, Jordan Ross 15, Kamarion Ross 14 and Jeremy Patton scored 13 points. Broaddus was led by Colton Modisette and CJ Emerson with 12 points each.

Tenaha’s Area round playoff information will be made available later this week.

February 21, 2022 - The Joaquin Rams varsity baseball game scheduled for today, February 21st has been rescheduled for tomorrow, February 22nd at 6:00 p.m. The JV game is cancelled for today and will not be rescheduled.

February 21, 2022 - The Shelby County Bass Anglers (SCBA) will host the first pre-tournament meeting of 2022 Tuesday night, February 22nd at 7pm at the home of David Koonce. The tournament will be held this Saturday, February 26th out of Huxley Bay on Toledo Bend. Reminder: this is a one day event.

February 21, 2022 - The Shelbyville Dragon Boys Playoff Basketball game for Bi-District will be against West Sabine on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at Cushing. The game is the first game of a Double header and starts at 6pm.

The Dragons will be visitors. Tickets are $5 Adult and $3 Student. District, Senior Citizen, THSCA, and TABC Passes are accepted.

Go Dragons!!

Coach A. Moore, III

Gary High School on Friday, February 18, 2022 –

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The Tenaha Lady Tigers varsity basketball squad competed with Woden in a Class 2A Region III Area round playoff on Friday night. The Lady Tigers clawed their way to a 29-23 win over the Woden Lady Eagles.

The game was close throughout and it was a defensive battle. The Lady Tigers held a slim lead over the Lady Eagles and never trailed. THS led 10-3 at the end of the first period and 16-8 at the halftime intermission.

Woden battled their way back and a 3-pointer by Haylee Hornbuckle cut the THS lead to just 2 points at 18-16 with less than a minute left in the third stanza. Tenaha led 20-16 going into the final period of play.

The Lady Eagles battled back to only trail by 2 points twice during the fourth quarter but they were never able to tie the game. The Lady Eagles eventually found themselves needing to foul and put the Lady Tigers at the foul line to keep THS from running out the clock.

The Lady Tigers, coached by Gary Davison, are now 27-5. They reached the playoffs as winners of District 23 Class 2A.

Woden’s season comes to an end. They were the second-place representative of District 22 and they finished with a 24-10 mark this season.

Tenaha next heads to the Texas UIL Region III Quarterfinal Basketball Playoffs where they will face Big Sandy High School at Huntington High School at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Big Sandy defeated Cushing 73-9 in their Area round matchup. They are the first-place representative of District 24. BSHS has only given up 35 points during their two playoff games this season.

The Lady Tigers were led by sophomore guard Tiyanna Dagley with 11 points. Woden’s high point lady was senior forward Chelsea Brookshire with ten points.

February 17, 2022 - The Shelbyville Lady Dragons’ basketball team will play at 7pm Friday, February 18 in Tatum against Hawkins in a playoff game. The Dragons will be the home team.

All District 23 passes, senior citizens, active military, and all coaches membership cards will be honored. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Click here to purchase tickets! Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children.

February 16, 2022 - Center's Varsity tennis travelled to the Tyler Legacy tournament which hosted 30 schools on February 11. The tournament used 8 sites in Tyler and was full of great competition.

The Girls doubles team of Emilee Elliott / Sarah Scull finished 2nd place in the top A bracket of the tournament and the mixed doubles team of Jalen Postell / Connor McCauley finished 1st place in the C bracket.

Outstanding performance and other results are as follows:

Boys singles A: Ian Williams - 7th place
Boys singles C: Ryker Tomlin - 15th place
Girls singles A: Brooke Gaddy - 11th place
Girls singles B: Kelly Bridges - 11th place
Boys doubles A: Levi Rodriguez / Lance Holloway - 11th place
Boys doubles B: Ryan Jones / Erick Rojas - 5th place
Girls doubles A: Sarah Scull / Emilee Elliott - 2nd place
Girls doubles A: Sayre Hall / Reese Cockrell - 11 place
Mixed doubles B: Arista Lee / Ethan McElroy - 6th place
Mixed doubles C: Jalen Postell / Connor McCauley - 1st place

The Varsity team will travel to Tyler on Friday, February 18 to compete in the Tyler High School Tournament hosting 12 schools.

The Tennis Junior Varsity team competed with Carthage yesterday, February 15th at home for match play. Center finished with 16 wins and 1 loss. The JV team will be traveling on March 1st to Whitehouse.

Thank you and Go Riders!!

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