Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


December 10, 2013

GC Basketball: Roundup -- Rice boys, Frost girls stay perfect

Corsicana — The Rice Bulldogs stayed unbeaten with a 56-53  win over Cross Roads on Tuesday coming back in the final eight minutes.

Rice built a 35-24 halftime lead and then watched it slip away on the road.

Rice scored just three points in the third quarter and trailed 40-38 before coming back to win by three points.

Daniel Arteaga and Sim Nezar led the way with 14 points each and Colin Haston dropped in 12 while Raven Huffman added nine. Adam Payne (1) and Austin Peppers (6) also scored for Rice, which is 6-0.



Kerens 58, Maypearl 46

Nate Betts led the Bobcats with 25 points and Shelton Sayles scored 14. Hunter Green (6), DeQuaylon Bivins (6) Brandon Ward (4) and Brent Warren (3) scored for Kerens, which is now 4-2.


Frost 57, Penelope 17

The Lady Polar Bears, who ranked No. 7 in the TABC Class 1A D-II state poll had an easy time Tuesday with their seventh one-sided win in a row to improve to 7-0 for the season and 2-0 in District 19-1A.

The Frost defense held Penelope to just one point in the first quarter and the Lady Bears led 20-1 after eight minutes.

All eight players  scored for Frost. Jae Moore led the way with 18 points and Diana Rios followed with 13. Kaycee Bowling (6), Kennah Kennedy (2), Heather Montgomery (5), Madison Revill (4), Cheyenne Pack (2) and Karlie Scott (7) scored for Frost, which hosts the Frost Invitational, beginning Thursday.


Wortham 54, Chilton 52

Wortham’s Lady Bulldogs came back all night and after trailing 30-22 at halftime and 43-35 at the end of three quarters, Wortham pulled off the dramatic comeback on the road.

Kierra Busby led Wortham with 19 points, and Sarah Sessions (9), Courtney Chasteen (9), Kamarie Freeman (6) Elisha Libhart (7) and Kendle Rhodes (4) all chipped in to pull off the win. Wortham is now 7-2.

Riesel 58, Rice 39

The Lady Bulldogs wee led by Briana Weaver’s 19-point night and Sadie Gent (8) and Ruby Ramirez. (7). Ashton Metcalfe (2), Samantha Harris (2) and Branisha Connor (2) also scored for Rice, which is 2-9 and 0-1 in the district race.


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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.

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  • 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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