Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 8, 2013

GC Hoops Roundup: Banks scores 21 in Hubbard’s 60-54 win over Wortham

Mildred, Kerens girls win big

Nakaila Banks scored 21 points as Hubbard won a key game at home, beating Wortham 60-54 on Tuesday night in a District 18-1A DI game.

Kate Saucke added 14 points for Hubbard (17-4, 2-0). Kierra Busby led Wortham (13-13, 1-1) with 18 points.

Mildred 74, Rice 12: The Mildred Lady Eagles snapped a three game losing streak with a 74-12 victory over the visiting Rice Lady Bulldogs. With the win, the Lady Eagles improve to 3-2 in District 23-2A.

Olivia Farmer led all scorers with 22 points as three Lady Eagles scored in double-figures. Shelby Adamson scored 17 and Raeleigh Bottoms added 11.

Rice was led by Hannah Owens with 6 points and Ruby Ramirez chipped in 4.

Kerens 77, Cross Roads 23: Taylor Ames scored 23 points and led four players in double figures as Kerens cruised past Cross Roads 77-23 on Tuesday night.

Breanna Wells had 16 points. Cambree Betts added 15 and Marqueshia Kelly had 12 points for No. 6 Kerens, which improved to 17-4 on the season and 2-0 in district.  

Frost 47, Blooming Grove 23: Jae Moore and Jasmyn Steels each scored 10 points as Frost beat Blooming Grove 47-23 in a non-district game.

Savanna Bearden led Blooming Grove with six points while Daveshia Starling added five.


Kerens 58, Slocum 36:
Tobyus Thomas scored 17 points as Kerens cruised past Slocum 58-36 on Tuesday night in a non-district game. Kerens has won six straight games.

Mildred 80, Rice 70: Nic Shimonek poured in 41 points as Mildred knocked off Rice 80-70 in a high scoring District 23-2A game on Tuesday night in Mildred.

Ragan Henderson led Rice with 24 points while Dalton Pike added 17. Draylon Sterling had 14 and Johnathan Harrison 11 for Mildred.

Dawson 52, Bremond 39: Mark Martinez scored 11 points as Dawson defeated Bremond 52-39 in a non-district game on Tuesday.

Blooming Grove 64, Wortham 53: Daniel Pelzel had 20 points and Jacob Conger added 15 as Blooming Grove used a big first half to knock off Wortham on Tuesday night in a non-district game.

Blooming Grove (14-5) was led Tyler Morris had eight points and Rowdy Barlow had seven points. Wortham (9-13) was led by Tyvon Freeman with 13 points and Kyle Chasteen with 12.

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    Minutes after Navarro split a doubleheader with Paris on Wednesday, Navarro softball Coach Jessica Karenke was told her Bulldogs had just been nationally ranked and are now No. 16 in the NJCAA national softball poll.
    She had no idea.
    And she didn't care.
    Karenke is worried about what happens on the diamond, and she had some concerns after Navarro made four errors in the second game that opened the door for Paris to pull off a 7-2 win after the Bulldogs and Ciara Luna controlled the first game with a 4-1 win.

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    Mildred’s Devin O’Sullivan and Callie Bland have been selected to play in the FCA’s All-Star games on June 1.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-115-14CHSBBMinniear.jpg CHS Baseball: Lindale haunts Tigers again with critical 4-0 win

    Lindale has been poison to Corsicana all year.
    The Eagles won a bizarre game in Lindale to keep the Tigers out of the football playoffs and ruined the boys basketball season with two gut-wrenching wins in the final week of the season.
    They did it again Tuesday, beating the Tigers 4-0 at Price Field to take over second place in the District 16-4A race.
    Lindale (6-2) had one big inning to hand Corsicana (5-3) its second loss in a row.

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    She prayed about it. She lost sleep about it. And she prayed about it some more.
    That's just a glimpse of what Marqueshia Kelly went through before deciding to turn down a half dozen basketball scholarships and accept a scholarship to play volleyball at Paris Junior College.
    The journey might have been a little sleepless, but in the end it wasn't that tough for Kelly, who is a multi-sport star at Kerens.
    “I followed my heart,'' she said on Tuesday just moments after signing a letter-of-intent to play volleyball at Paris in front of family, coaches and friends.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • CHS Tennis: Tigers play well in powerhouse region

    Corsicana's tennis team finished its season with a  strong showing in the Class 4A Regional Tournament at UT-Arlington before falling to some powerhouse players from Dallas.

    April 15, 2014

  • GC Baseball/Softball: Roundup -- Blooming Grove edges Mildred 1-0 (Adds Dawson-Hubbard baseball)

    Blooming Grove kept its baseball playoff hopes alive, winning a pitcher’s duel, 1-0, in Mildred Tuesday night. Dalton Blake struck out 11 and scattered five hits in a well-pitched game that took an hour and a half to complete.

    April 15, 2014

  • Navarro Softball: Bulldogs sweep Bossier on Sophomore Day

         From a one-sided laugher to a hold-your-breath finish, Navarro’s softball team celebrated Sophomore Day on Saturday in front of its largest crowd of the season.
        The Bulldogs ripped Bossier 14-1 in a five-inning romp and then had to fight for their lives in the second game, finally winning 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh with a squeeze bunt that brought home Caitlin Moerbe, who ended the day with a dust-filled slide at the plate.

    April 12, 2014

  • GC Softball: Hubbard, Curtis shut out Axtell 3-0

       For Hubbard’s Olivia Curtis the magic number was 15 -- as in 15 wins and 15 strikeouts.
        But don’t stop counting now. There’s plenty left for Curtis and her Hubbard teammates who have made the most of their stretch run in the district race, and capped off a huge week with a 3-0 win over Axtell on Friday.

    April 11, 2014

  • GC Baseball/Softball: Roundup -- Kerens' Anderson pitches perfect game (ADDS Dawson baseball)

    Brett Anderson threw a five-inning perfect game Friday at home to lead Kerens over Neches 11-0 in a key district game that leaves the Bobcats in first place with a two-game lead.

    April 11, 2014

  • CHS Baseball: Tigers lose to Nacogdoches 4-1

    In a battle for first place in the District16-4A race, Nacogdoches and pitcher Brigham Hill stopped Corsicana’s Tigers 4-1 Friday to take over the lead in the district with a 6-1 record. The Tigers are now 5-2 and face Lindale, which is also 5-2, at Price Field on Tuesday night to try to gain ground in a tough district race.

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