Hoop games shift to Thursday after weather event

Published 10:18 am Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Due to the wintry weather, all Orange County high school basketball games were cancelled for Tuesday night and Wednesday night and have been rescheduled for Thursday.

The boys District 22-4A race got underway last week.

Little Cypress-Mauriceville defeated Bridge City 65-58 while West Orange-Stark shredded Hamshire-Fannett 81-31 and Silsbee toppled Orangefield 89-41.

Games that have been moved to Thursday, include LC-M (15-10, 1-0) at Orangefield (13-10, 0-1); WO-S (9-10, 1-0) at Bridge City (7-12, 0-1) and Hamshire-Fannett (1-11, 0-1) at Silsbee (14-8, 1-0). The LC-M-Orangefield game will begin at 7:30 p.m. following the freshman and JV games. The WO-S-Bridge City game will be varsity only at 6 p.m.

Late scoring results for WO-S’ big win on the road at Fannett had Jervondric Simmons leading the Mustangs with 25 points while Terron Brown filtered in 15 and Devontra Ranton contributed 13.

The District 22-4A girls race is three games in with the LC-M Lady Bears (3-0) and Silsbee Lady Tigers (3-0) sharing the top spot followed by Orangefield (2-1), WO-S (1-2), Bridge City (0-3) and Hamshire-Fannett (0-3).

LC-M notched a big 70-65 overtime road victory at Bridge City last Friday to remained unscathed in 22-4A play while Silsbee downed Orangefield at Bobcat Gym 61-51.

WO-S blasted H-F 56-36. B’Jne Arvie paced the Lady Mustangs with 15 points while Diamond Judge and Gabby Tims chimed in with nine points apiece.

Girls games lined up for Thursday includes LC-M hosting Orangefield; Bridge City visiting WO-S and Silsbee going to Fannett. The LC-M-Orangefield game will be around 7:15 p.m. following the freshman and JV games.

Games Friday will hopefully be back to normal.

Boys games Friday includes Silsbee at LC-M; Orangefield at WO-S; and Bridge City at H-F.

Girls games Friday will have LC-M at Silsbee; WO-S at Orangefield; and H-F at Bridge City.