Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


October 22, 2013

GC Volleyball: Roundup -- Corsicana, Mildred, Frost, Dawson win

Corsicana — The Corsicana Tigers had big games from several players to improve to 3-5 in the District 16-4A race and keep their playoff hopes alive with a sweep over Jacksonville, 25-13, 25-9, 25-18 Tuesday. The Tigers need to win one of their last two matches to make the playoffs.

 Cecilia Lopez (10 digs), Kim Moreno (2 aces, 2.8 service-reception), Teleia Braziel (4 digs, 2.7 S-R), Jenny Garcia (3 aces, 5 digs), MaKenzie Lee (2 kills, 4 solo blocks, 1 assisted block), Carley Cates (2 aces, 4 kills, 18 assists, 14 digs, 2.5 S-R), Veronica Reyes (7 service points in a row, 2.0 S-R), Mychelette Andrews (3 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), Stephanie Willingham (4 kills, 3 digs, 1 block, 1 ace) and Brianna Biltz (2 aces, 3 kills, 9 digs) led the Tigers.


Mildred completes perfect run

Mildred wrapped up a perfect District 23-2A season by beating Marlin, 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 Tuesday. The Lady Eagles are 10-0 and 19-16-1 for the season.

Callie Bland (12 assists, 2 aces, 4 kills, 1 block, 8 digs), Savannah Pritchett (10 kills, 6 blocks, 3 aces, 4 digs), Shelby Adamson (4 kills, 2 blocks), Ella Watts (2 kills 2 blocks), Abbie Burnham (1 kill, 1 block, 3 aces, 6 digs), and Sagen Williams (5 assists, 1 ace 1 dig) led Mildred.



Frost wins 10th straight

State-ranked Frost won its 10th match in a row, sweeping Milford, 25-15, 25-14, 25-18 to improve to 10-2 in district and 23-7 for the season

The Lady Polar Bears, who are ranked No. 12 in the state, were led by Heather Montgomery ( 2 kills, 1 block, 2 aces), Hillaree Schwartz (5 kills, 10 assists, 2 aces), Jae Moore (18 kills, 2 aces), Kaycee Bowling (3 kills, 17 assists, 8 aces, 24 for 26 serving) and Madison Revil (3 kills, 3 aces).

State-ranked Dawson stays hot

Dawson, ranked No. 20 in the state, swept Cross Roads Tuesday to stay in the playoff hunt.

Stephanie Lindsey (8 kills), Demi Dotson (5 kills) and Jalyn Miller (5 kills) led the Lady Bulldogs.


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    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.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • I4-15-14Kellysigns.jpg GC Volleyball: Kerens' Kelly signs with Paris Junior College

    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.

    April 11, 2014

  • Kerens bb 4-10-14.jpg GC Baseball: Kerens closing in on first district title since 1977

    Step by step, inch by inch …
    That's how the Kerens baseball team got here, right here on the threshold of what could be the program's best season since 1977.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • GC Track & Field Roundup: Kerens girls win district

    The Kerens girls ran away with the District 18-1A track & field meet at Cayuga, scoring 134 points to beat Dawson (108), Cayuga (101), Cross Roads (93), Hubbard (91), LaPoyner (42) and Wortham (16).

    April 11, 2014

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