Both Douglass basketball teams, along with the Chireno squads, continue to keep their respective district slates perfect by picking up impressive wins on Tuesday night. The No. 4-ranked Lady Indians took down Mount Enterprise, 83-41, while the 3rd-ranked Douglass boys rolled past the Wildcats, 74-34. The No. 14-ranked Owls blasted Goodrich, 85-15, while the No. 9-ranked Lady Owls secured a 56-14 win over the Lady Hornets.
In other Nacogdoches area boys action on Tuesday, Garrison picked up a key District 22-2A win over Cushing at home, 65-40, Woden went on the road and knocked off New Summerfield, 68-53, in 22-2A action, No. 4 Timpson sprinted past Shelbyville, 90-57, in 23-2A play and Martinsville (2-1) topped Gary, 52-48, in a 23-2A matchup.
Nacogdoches and No. 11-ranked Central Heights had the night off. The Blue Devils’ game on Monday against Jacksonville was cancelled.
In other area girls’ play on Tuesday, No. 22 Woden stayed right behind Douglass in the District 22-2A chase with a 58-24 win over New Summerfield, Martinsville fell to Gary, 47-23, in 23-2A action. Tyler Legacy tripped Nacogdoches, 75-35, in 16-5A play.
Cushing’s game at Garrison was postponed and No. 16-ranked Central Heights had a bye date on Tuesday.
Here’s a recap of reported games from the area:
#3 Douglass 74, Mount Enterprise 34 — The No. 3-ranked Indians (20-3) connected on nearly 50% (26-of-54) of their two-point field goals Tuesday, while placing three players in double figures in a 74-34 District 22-2A victory over the Wildcats inside Indian Gymnasium. Douglass improved to 3-0 in league play.
The Indians used offensive surges in the second and third quarters, scoring 23 and 22 points, respectively, as they pushed to the 40-point victory. Jaidyn Davis hit 8-of-16 total field goals and 3-of-7 from 3-point territory to lead all scorers in the game with 22 points for DHS.
Regan Stout converted 7-of-12 from the field, hitting his one 3-pointer, to add 16 points to the cause. Drew Bobo dropped in 6-of-12 from the field, including 1-of-2 behind the arc, to chip in 13 points.
Other scorers for the Indians included Gentry Thornton hitting 4-of-6 two-pointers for eight points, Jace Bobo chipped in five, while Aiden Grammer, Kelton McKay, Drake Freeman, Amarion Scourton and Karns contributed two points apiece.
Maples led the Wildcats with 12 points, with Andros adding eight points.
#14 Chireno 85, Goodrich 15 — The No. 14-ranked Chireno Owls (12-10) stretched their District 28-1A mark to 4-0 with an 85-15 victory over Goodrich inside Owl Gymnasium.
Risten Cook led all scorers on the night, dropping in 17 first-quarter points and nine more in the second, to finish with a game-high 34 points. Tucker Meador was also in double figures with 16 points, knocking down six in the first and fourth quarters.
Riley Patton and Barrett Benefield both poured in eight points for the Owls, with Uzel Vargas adding six, Casey Meador pitched in five, Hayden Smith scored four and Brendon Hight and Trevin King contributed two points apiece.
The Owls bolted out to a 26-0 lead after the first period, stretching the lead to 52-2 at the half before coasting to the win.
Woden 68, New Summerfield 53 — The Woden Eagles kept their District 22-2A mark unblemished at 3-0 with a 15-point win over the New Summerfield in Hornet Coliseum Tuesday.
Eagle Chandler Brittain led all scorers in the game, dropping in four 3-pointers and scoring eight points in the opening stanza and 10 more in the second to finish with 26. Hunter Daily was also in double figures with 12 points.
Other scorers from Woden included Issac Velasco with seven points, Connor Wallace and Jose Velasco each chipped in six, Chance Lawson dropped in five points, Gage Torbert scored four and Weston Riggins had a two-point night.
#4 Timpson 90, Shelbyville 57 — Terry Bussey and Donovan Crockett combined for 44 points on Tuesday as the No. 4-ranked Timpson Bears kept their district mark perfect at 4-0 with a 90-57 victory over the Dragons inside Bear Coliseum.
Bussey led all scorers in the contest with 23 points, with Crockett knocking down 21. J.J. Garner threw in 13 points.
#4 Douglass 83, Mount Enterprise 41 — The No. 4-ranked Lady Indians put three players in double-figure scoring, with 10 total players lighting up the scoreboard Tuesday with an 83-41 District 22-2A win over Mount Enterprise at home.
The win vaults Douglass to 21-3 on the season and a spotless 5-0 against league competition.
Mariah Neal led the Lady Indians with 24 points, with Josie Watson adding 18 and Abigail Richardson chipping in 12 more.
Faith Wilcox dropped in eight points for DHS, with Tiara Neal scoring six, Ashlyn Aylor and Ariana Neal each contributed four points, Madyson Freeman pitched in three, and Tessa Reeves and Landry Keeling each scored two points.
#9 Chireno 56, Goodrich 14 — Saylor Holloway scored 18 points, while adding seven steals and six deflections, while Whitney Sargent pitched in six points, 11 steals and five board as the 9th-ranked Lady Owls rolled over Goodrich, 56-14.
The victory improves Chireno to 19-5 on the year, 5-0 in District 28-1A action.
Jessie Durrett contributed eight points and seven rebounds to the CHS attack, with Alaina Goodwin pitching in seven points and five assists. Addison Higgonbotham dropped in seven points and added four steals, Maddie Holy scored five points and added three rebounds and Morgan Anthony secured five points and tallied six boards.
Zowie Spencer and Elizabeth Curtis each pulled down three rebounds in the contest for the Lady Owls.
#22 Woden 58, New Summerfield 24 — Four Lady Eagles scored in double figures Tuesday night as No. 22-ranked Woden improved to 4-1 in District 22-2A action with a 58-24 win over New Summerfield in Hornet Coliseum.
Chelsea Brookshire scored nine points in the second period and added five in the third, finishing as the game’s high scorer with 23 points. Sadie Ryan scored five of her 10 points in the third quarter, with Haylee Hornbuckle and Callie Parmer each dropped in 10 points.
Ja’kyria Chapman contributed three points and Reagan Anderson added two for WHS.
Tyler Legacy 75, Nacogdoches 35 — Tyler Legacy scored the first 21 points of the contest at home, outlasting the Nacogdoches Lady Dragons, 75-35, in a District 16-5A matchup. NHS dropped to 0-2 in league play, while Legacy improved to 14-11 on the year, 1-1 in district.
Keniyah Evans, Ja’Kayla Christian and De’Kyriah Williams led Nacogdoches with eight points apiece, with Adysson Loudenslager pitching in six, Koutyni Moore dropped in four and Kayden Siers scored two points.
Tyler won the junior varsity game, 41-36.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Tuesday, January 11
Garrison 65, Cushing 40
Douglass 74, Mount Enterprise 34
Woden 68, New Summerfield 53
Chireno 85, Goodrich 15
Martinsville 52, Gary 48
Timpson 90, Shelbyville 57
Nacogdoches had a BYE
Central Heights had a BYE
Douglass 83, Mount Enterprise 41
Woden 58, New Summerfield 24
Chireno 56, Goodrich 14
Gary 47, Martinsville 23
Tyler 75, Nacogdoches 35
Cushing at Garrison - PPND
Central Heights had a BYE