Ross Bostick’s free throw with 16 seconds left gave the Boles Hornets a 35-34 victory over Fannindel in the championship game of the Boles basketball tournament on Saturday.
Hunter Jordan fired in 24 points to lead the Hornets and all scorers. Jordan earned most valuable player honors for the tournament and the Top Gun award with 82 points for the tournament.
Bostick and Caleb Samples all earned all-tournament honors for the Hornets.
Damonte Scott led the Falcons with 16 points, while T.J. Erwin and Stephen Lock both fired in 12 and Quincy Cuba added 10.
Rockwall Christian 10 14 15 4 —43
Fannindel 14 11 16 20 —61
RCA: Cameron Carrocia 13, Evan Milwee 11, Colton Jones 10.
F: Damonte Scott 16, T.J. Erwin 12, Stephen Lock 12, Quincy Cuba 10.
Leonard JV 6 9 11 16 —42
Boles 16 27 12 15 —71
L: Ryan Nixon 16, Derek Taylor 7, Laine Albert 7.
B: Bailey Isom 22, Cameron Walker 13, Caleb Samples 12.
Leonard JV 10 8 17 29 —64
Rockwall Christian 18 19 16 16 —69
L: Laine Albert 16, Mason Bua 15, Richie Laster 9, Ryan Nixon 9.
RCA: Denzel Chukwukelu 20, Cameron Carrocia 17, Colton Jones 14, Evan Milwee 12.
Fannindel 8 9 8 9 —34
Boles 12 2 9 12 —35
F: Andrew Miller 16, Quincy Cuba 12.
B: Hunter Jordan 24, Bailey Isom 7, Ross Bostick 4, Cameron Walker 1.
Record: B 11-3.
Next game: Wolfe City at Boles, Tuesday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Commerce Lady Tigers to face No. 1 ranked team
Tonight the Commerce Lady Tigers will play Pilot Point, the No. 1 ranked softball team in the state.
But to Commerce Jeff Davidson, it’ll be just another game.
“It’s still another game,” he said. “It’s their best against our best.”
The Lady Tigers will face Pilot Point at 6 p.m. in Mount Pleasant at Northeast Texas Community College in the first game of a best-of-three Class 2A regional semifinal playoff series. Game two is set for 8:30 p.m. and if need be, game three is at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Northeast Texas Trail ride planned
The organizers of the new Northeast Texas Trail (NETT) have scheduled its inaugural event to introduce the multi-use trail to potential users.
On Saturday at 7 am, teams of cyclists and equestrians will begin separate relays from trailheads in New Boston and Farmersville. The meeting point will be Love Civic Center in Paris (2025 S. Collegiate Dr.). Estimated time of arrival is at 2:30 p.m. Golden spikes will be driven into the ground at various points along the route which was originally a railroad corridor.
Wilson wins gold, silver at state track meet
Buck Wilson of Commerce won gold and silver medals this weekend at the state meet while Rains pole vaulter Charlotte Brown won over a lot of hearts.
GHS athletics hands out awards
The Greenville Lions held their Athletic Banquet at the Greenville High School Auditorium Saturday evening.
Storms test area athletes' patience
Patience was a necessity for local athletes competing on Friday at the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Championships in Austin.
Local MMA fighters set to compete
Three members of Chop Shop Mixed Martial Arts, a Greenville-based mixed martial arts gym, will compete on May 11 in Ascend Combat’s Mayhem 3 in Shreveport, La.
Royse City runner seeks to improve at state meet
Last year Ulisses Lopez of Royse City took fifth in the Class 4A 800-meter run at the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Championships in Austin.
Dewayne Roach Jr. shoots 743, Susan Shelton bowls 669
Dewayne Roach Jr. led all league bowlers for the past week at DB's Sports Grill & Bowling in Greenville with a 743 series in the Guys Night Out League. His top game with a 276.
Susan Shelton led the women with a 669 series in the Mixed Up Fun league. Her top game was a 243.
He grew up in New Mexico but Lee Leonard became one tall Texan.
Lone Oak runner backs up vow to win Fox Trot 5K
After finishing second in last year’s race, Brandon Womack vowed to return in 2013 and win the Caddo Mills Fox Trot 5K race.
Womack kept his promise on Saturday, winning the 19th edition of the 3.1-mile race in record time: 16 minutes 18 seconds. Womack broke the course record of 16:30.72 set by last year’s winner Barry Hill. Hill, a hometown guy who’d won the last four Fox Trots, did not run in this year’s race, much to the disappointment of Womack.
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