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January 17, 2014

HOOP WRAP: WO-S fends off Tigers, 72-66

BEAUMONT — Jumping all over Silsbee with a fast-pace attack from the opening tip, the West Orange-Stark Mustangs downed the Tigers 72-66 to take over sole posession of first-place in the District 21-3A race Friday night at Lamar University’s Montagne Center.

The Mustangs (19-7, 6-0) jumped on the Tigers (17-8, 5-1) early with a 25-15 run in the first period and extended the lead to 41-24 at intermission.

WO-S led 59-40 after three periods of play but the Tigers did rally to trim the margin to just 70-64 with 1:18 left in the game and outscored the Mustangs 26-13 in the final eight minutes.

The Mustangs placed four players in double figures. Laquarious Paige led the way with 17 points. Tre Spencer put together 14 points. Post Ty Thompson had 13 points while Brandon Joubert chimed in with 12.

Chris Elam filtered in a game-high 26 points for the Tigers while Zayon Jackson added 12.

The Mustangs finished 13-of-19 from the free-throw line while the Tigers went just 6-of-18.

The Mustangs will hit the road Tuesday when they visit Hamshire-Fannett while the Tigers will look to regroup by hosting Orangefield.

LC-M boys 51, Vidor 35

VIDOR — The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears closed out the first half of District 20-4A play with a 51-35 victory over the Vidor Pirates at Pirate Gym Friday night.

The Bears (16-10, 5-2) jumped on the Pirates (8-14, 1-6) early on with a 19-8 run and led 29-16 at intermission.

Post Blake Fuss led the Bears with 17 points. Jace Robertson tallied 13 points and Taylor Peveto had 11.

Grant Allen paced the Pirates with a game-high 20 points while Brett Hall added eight.

The Bears will venture to Livingston Tuesday to face the Lions.

In other 20-4A action Friday, Nederland (17-6, 6-1) stunned top-ranked Beaumont Central (20-3, 6-1) 58-55

OF boys 43, BC 29

BRIDGE CITY — The Orangefield Bobcats took down the Bridge City Cardinals 43-29 in District 21-3A action at Cardinal Gym Friday night.

Carl Wiley led the Bobcats (13-9, 2-4) with 14 points while Matthew Kress and Carmichael Wiley scored 10 points apiece and Nick Harvey added eight.

Post Alex Bingham scored 11 points for the Cardinals (11-14, 0-6), all of them coming in the first half while Conner Wilbur added eight points.

The Bobcats led 14-8 at the end of the first period and 24-16 at the half and extended it to 35-21 at the end of the third to nab the win.

The Bobcats will visit Silsbee Tuesday while the Cardinals welcome in Buna.

In other 21-3A action Friday, Hardin-Jefferson (25-4, 4-2) hammered Hamshire-Fannett (8-15, 2-4) 95-40.

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    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

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    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

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    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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    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.

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