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January 14, 2014

HOOP WRAP: Lady Cardinals fend off Lady Stangs

BRIDGE CITY — Pulling through with some more fourth-quarter dramatics, the Bridge City Lady Cardinals turned back the West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs 60-54 in District 21-3A action at Cardinal Gym Tuesday night.

The Lady Mustangs (11-14, 1-6) led the Lady Cardinals (26-4, 6-1) 43-42 entering the final eight minutes but Bridge City was able to close it out with a 18-11 run in the last quarter to remain in second-place in the 21-3A race behind Hamshire-Fannett.

Alexus Henry paced the balanced Lady Cardinals with 13 points to go along with five rebounds and two steals. Kasey Frederick chimed in with a double-double, tallying 12 points while grabbing 10 rebounds.

Caylin Choate contributed nine points, eight steals and four assists. Kelsey Fults had nine points, 15 rebounds and four assists. Shayla Bratton had eight points, four rebounds and two steals while Sara Acosta came off the bench to grab five boards.

Derrashia Daughtery sparked the Lady Mustangs with a game-high 22 points while Ariel Jordan filtered in 16 points.

Bridge City will visit Orange County rival Orangefield Friday while the Lady Mustangs return home to entertain Silsbee.

Buna girls 43, Orangefield 31

BUNA — The Orangefield Lady Bobcats fell to the Buna Lady Cougars 43-31 in District 21-3A play at Cougar Gym Tuesday night.

The Lady Cougars (5-2 in district) held the Lady Bobcats (7-17-1-6) to just two points after the first period and led 24-8 at the half.

Orangefield outscored Buna 23-19 after intermission.

Brandy Ehrlich led the Lady Bobcats with eight points while Brooke Ehrlich and Morgan Worthy added four points apiece while Sabryn Crain hauled down nine rebounds.

Hutto and Garsee led the Lady Cougars with 12 points apiece.

The Lady Bobcats will look to bounce back Friday when they host Orange County rival Bridge City.

Central boys 67, LC-M 45

LITTLE CYPRESS — The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears fought the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A hard but fell to the Beaumont Central Jaguars 67-45 at The Bear Cave Tuesday night.

The Bears (15-10, 4-2) cut the Jaguars  (20-4, 6-0) lead to just eight points with a little over two minutes remaining but failed to score again.

Post Blake Fuss paced the Bears with a big double-double, finishing with 15 points and 15 rebounds while Jace Robertson and Taylor Peveto scored 10 points apiece while Andrew Despit added eight.

Jacory Guillory led the Jaguars with 17 points while Etorrian Wilridge added 16.

The Bears will look to bounce back Friday when they visit Orange County rival Vidor.

OF boys 57, Buna 42

ORANGEFIELD — The Orangefield Bobcats snagged their first District 21-3A win on the season Tuesday night, defeating the Buna Cougars 57-42 at Bobcat Gym.

Mason Sonnier and Matthew Kress paced the balanced Bobcats (12-9, 1-4) by scoring 14 points apiece. Buna falls to 13-13 overall, 2-4 in 21-3A play.

The Bobcats will visit Orange County rival Bridge City Friday.

 

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  • Big 1st frame propels Mustangs past Cardinals

    Using a monstrous six-run first inning, the West Orange-Stark Mustangs handed District 21-3A champion Bridge City their first loss in 21-3A play with a 6-3 victory at Anderson Field Tuesday night.

    April 22, 2014

  • Softball playoffs crank up Friday

    Softball playoff teams will be busy at the end of the week including the Orangefield Lady Bobcats, the Bridge City Lady Cardinals and the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears.

    April 22, 2014

  • Ragsdale to take softball talents to LU

    Lamar University softball coach Holly Bruder announced that three student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent this week to play for Lamar starting in the 2014-15 season.

    April 22, 2014

  • Cardinals roll past Hawks for 20th victory

    The district champion Bridge City Cardinals pelted the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks 9-3 to continue their dominance of District 21-3A Friday night at Cardinal Field.

    April 18, 2014

  • Mustangs nip Cougars 2-0 to net 20th win

    West Orange-Stark’s magical 2014 campaign continues to reach nice milestones as Coach Shea Landry’s “crew” picked up win No. 20 by downing the Buna Cougars 2-0 Friday night.

    April 18, 2014

  • Lady Cards take second by downing H-J

    Getting a definite different kind of “grand slam” home run from senior Kelsey Fults, the Bridge City Lady Cardinals sealed the second-place playoff spot out of District 21-3A by toppling the Hardin-Jefferson Lady Hawks 6-1 at Lady Cardinal Field Friday evening.

    April 18, 2014

  • Bears blank Raiders to give Griff his 500th win

    A young Little CYpress-Mauriceville team gave long-time head coach Steve Griffith his 500th career coaching victory Thursday night as the Bears defeated the Lumberton Raiders 4-0 in District 20-4A action at Don Gibbens Field.

    April 18, 2014

  • Several Bear tracksters punch regional tickets

    Several Little Cypress-Mauriceville tracksters will move on to the Class 4A Region III Track & Field Championships after having success at the Area Meet featuring District 20-4A and District 19-4A Teams.

    April 17, 2014

  • Cox golfer LC-M golfer Cox heading to state

    Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Lauren Cox will take her golf talents to the Class 4A State Golf Tournament by placing fourth overall at the Class 4A Region III Golf Championships that were held at River Ridge Golf Club Wednesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Locals rack up at 3A Area Meet

    Orange County 3A schools shined Wednesday and punched their tickets to the Class 3A Region III Track & Field Championships by placing well at the Area Meet in Splendora.

    April 17, 2014

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