The final game of the first round of the District 20-3A boys' basketball schedule is Friday night, and the Center Roughriders find themselves at 4-1, a half-game back of first-place Jasper. Center is tied with Central for second place, and the two will meet in Pollock tomorrow night. Jasper has an open date Friday, and Diboll will be at Hudson. So, Jasper will have company atop the district after Friday night, either Center or Central.
The Lady Riders go for win number 3 in-a-row in district as they play the Central girls.
In District 22-1A, Div. 1 tomorrow night, Tenaha goes to Timpson, Gary at Joaquin and Shelbyville at Martinsville, in both boys’ and girl’s action.
Big game for the outright lead in girls’ District 22-1A, Div. 1 race, as the Shelbyville Lady Dragons clash with the Martinsville Lady Pirates to wind up the first go-round of the district race. Both teams will bring in 4-0 records.
The District 23-1A, Div. 1 schedule has Pineywoods at San Augustine, Broaddus at West Sabine and Brookeland at Zavalla.
Late score from Tuesday night, the state-ranked Chireno Lady Owls beat Laneville, 60-19.
Soccer action: The Center Roughriders are playing in the Palestine Tournament today through Saturday; while the Lady Riders will host Chapel Hill at 6 Friday night at Roughrider Stadium.