The Tenaha Tigers entered the Class 1A, Div. 1 basketball playoffs last night with a 52-46 area round win over West Sabine in Lufkin. Tenaha advances to the region quarterfinal round and will play the winner of the Big Sandy/New Summerfield area game being played at 7 tonight in Hudson.
In another Class 1A, Div. 1 area basketball game tonight, the San Augustine Wolves will take on the Martinsville Pirates at 6:30 p.m. in Woden. The winner gets the winner of Alto/Brookeland contest being played at 6 tonight in Lufkin at the middle school gym, in the region quarterfinals next week.
In Class 2A boys’ second-round playoff games tonight: Central Heights against Hawkins at 8 in Tatum; Kountze plays Waskom - 8:30 @ Woden High School, and White Oak vs Crockett - 7:30 @ Nacogdoches High School.
In a Class 3A area game last night involving Dist. 20-3A champ Central, the Bulldogs take a 73-58 win over Taylor.
The Tenaha Lady Tigers are in the Region III Basketball Tournament at Tyler Junior College. Tenaha will play Kerens at 3 p.m. this afternoon at Wagstaff Gym in a region semifinal. The Lady Tigers are on a 7-game winning streak, and are making their first appearance in the region tournament in 14 seasons. Martins Mill will take on Cushing at 5 in the other semi today. The region final will be Saturday at 3:30, with the winner advancing to state.
The Central Heights Lady Blue Devils are in the Class 2A, Region III Basketball Tournament at SFA. They'll play Franklin at 6 tonight in semi-final action. Tatum takes on Crawford in the 8 p.m. semi. The Region Final is 12 noon Saturday in Nacogdoches.
High School baseball action scheduled today:
The Center Roughriders are playing in the Palestine/Elkhart Tournament through Saturday.
The Joaquin Rams and Garrison Bulldogs are in the Pine Cone Classic in Hemphill/Pineland.
The Shelbyville Dragons & Timpson Bears are taking part in the Alto Tournament.
The San Augustine Wolves are playing in the Cushing tournament.
The Center JV Riders are in the Jacksonville Tournament
The Center Lady Riders, Joaquin Lady Rams and Timpson Lady Bears are playing in the Nacogdoches/Central Heights Tournament through Saturday.
The Shelbyville Lady Dragons have an alumni game at 6 tonight.
The Garrison Lady Bulldogs host Woodville today.
Soccer: The Center Roughriders and Lady Riders have district games with Jacksonville. The Riders are home, while the Lady Riders go to Jacksonville. Games start at 5:30 & 7 p.m.
Tennis: The Center Roughrider Varsity teams will be at Spring Hill Saturday. The Center tennis team competed last week in a 16 school Varsity tennis tournament and finished 3rd place overall