Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 1, 2013

CHS Hoops: Tigers fall to No. 10 Jacksonville 54-44

Lady Tigers lose a heartbreaker 40-39

Corsicana — The Tigers played the state’s only undefeated Class 4A team to a standstill for three quarters before a standing-room only crowd Friday night.

Jacksonville, ranked No. 10 in the state, finally broke away for a 54-44 victory over the Tigers in Jacksonville.

Corsicana (21-8, 3-4) remained in fourth place in District 16-4A. Dzifa Mallet scored 14 points to lead the Tigers. Ernest McGhee and Mike Lewis added nine points.

Jacksonville moved to 30-0 on the season and 7-0 in district. The Tigers will play at John Tyler on Tuesday night.

Lady Tigers lose heartbreaker: Corsicana again played well on the road, but lost to Jacksonville 40-39 on Friday night.

Corsicana fell to 15-17 overall and 1-8 in District 16-4A. Jacksonville moved to 4-5 in district.

District 16-4A Boys Stadings

                       District    Overall

Jacksonville          7-0    30-0

John Tyler            5-2    11-14

Whitehouse         4-3    20-8

Corsicana            3-4    21-8

Nacogdoches    2-5    13-12

Lindale               0-7    9-17

Note: The top 4 teams make the playoffs

Friday’s Scores

Jacksonville 54, Corsicana 44

John Tyler 75, Whitehouse 60

Nacogdoches 61, Lindale 48

Tuesday’s Games

Corsicana at John Tyler, 8 p.m.

Whitehouse at Lindale, 8 p.m.

Nacogdoches at Jacksonville, 8 p.m.

District 16-4A Girls Standings

                     District    Overall

Lindale               7-1    23-5

Nacogdoches    5-3    20-11

John Tyler         5-3    20-11

Jacksonville      3-5    16-15

Whitehouse      3-5    13-11

Corsicana         1-7    15-16

Note: The top 4 teams make the playoffs

Friday’s Scores

Jacksonville 40, Corsicana 39

John Tyler 52, Whitehouse 49

Lindale 65, Nacogdoches 48

Tuesday’s Games

Corsicana at John Tyler, 8 p.m.

Whitehouse at Lindale, 8 p.m.

Nacogdoches at Jacksonville, 8 p.m.

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