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Tigers to host Mavs with district title on line

by Rick Thomas | October 22, 2021 at 10:00 p.m.

TEXARKANA, Texas -- The formula is simple for Texas High's varsity volleyball team, win and the outright District 15-5A championship is the Lady Tigers. Lose, and Texas High shares the league crown with Marshall.

Texas High (26-11, 10-1), idle Friday, will close out the regular season against second-place Marshall (26-11, 8-2) Tuesday evening in the Tiger Center. The Tigers blanked the Lady Mavericks, 3-0, in the first round at Marshall.

The Mavericks were scheduled to host last-place Mount Pleasant (9-15, 0-7) Friday, so a win there would give Marshall a 9-2 league record. The Mavs would have to beat Texas High to gain a share of the title.

The Tigers' lone district loss was a 5-setter against Hallsville.

Subvarsity

TMS, MP split pair

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas -- Texas Middle School and Mount Pleasant Middle School split a pair of volleyball matches Thursday.

TMS won the eighth grade "A" match, 25-19, 25-15, with Sydney Woods serving 13 winners for the Tigers.

MP won the eighth grade "B" contest, 28-30, 25-12, 25-18. Karagen Griffie had 11 points for the visitors.

TMS won the seventh grade "A" match, 25-15, 25-21, behind the 11-point effort by Cara Williams.

The hosts won the seventh grade "B" games, 16-25, 25-14, 15-13. Brandi Shore topped TMS with 9 points.

Football

DeKalb edges Hooks

DEKALB, Texas -- The host Bears fought their way to a 12-6 win in the eighth-grade game.

Blaze Connell scored the lone touchdown for Hooks on a run.

The Hornets raced to a 32-6 win in the seventh-grade matchup.

KJ Gaston had a rushing touchdown, two 2-point conversions and an interception on defense for Hooks. Kavon Stiger had two rushing touchdowns and a pair of 2-point conversions runs, and Chris Sewell had a rushing TD.

Coope Eaves recovered a fumble recovery for the Hornets.

Golf

Hole-in-one

TEXARKANA, Ark. -- Terry Veulemon use a pitching wedge to make a hole-in-one Tuesday on the 88-yard, No. 12 hole at New Haven Golf Club. The ace was witnessed by David Boze.

SASGA scramble

BISMARCK, Ark. -- The team of Michael Quinn, Ira Royal, Kelly Scott and Rodney Young carded a 65 score to win the 4-5 Man team scramble tournament Thursday at DeGray Lake Resort State Park.

The tournament was a monthly event sanctioned by the Southwest Arkansas Senior Golf Association.

The second-place team was comprised of Eulous Carter, Jim Gentry, Pete Simpson and Donte Weed, who had a 66 score. The team of Larry East, Danny Flanagan, James Harris and Carl Standridge took third with a 67 score.

The SASGA's next tournament, a 2-man scramble, will be held Nov. 4 at Texarkana Golf Ranch. There will be two flights, A/B and C/D.

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