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Groveton wins 2, ties 1 at tourney

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031623 trinity sofballA Lady Tiger takes a cut. A Lady Tiger rounds second base. Photos by Tony Farkas

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The Groveton Indians downed Brookeland and Chireno while tying with West Sabine at last week’s Douglas tournament.

Groveton down Brookeland 8-2, with Dax Parker taking the win on the mound.

In the tie with West Sabine, Tanner Steubing was on the mound, throwing 4 strikeouts.

Against Chireno, Ty Torregrosa got the 12-3 win on the mound.

On March 7, the Indians downed Trinity 14-1, with Jake Plotts getting the win.

Apple Springs
On March 7, the Eagles were beaten 8-0 by Douglas.

In early March, the Bulldogs competed in the Latexo tournament, suffering three losses.

Centerville lost to Apple Springs 9-6, with Ashton Dain, Audra Bolton and Blayn Self each with 1 hit.

Centerville was downed by Dawson 11-0, with Ty Havard getting the lone hit.

Centerville fell to Mt. Enterprise 12-1. Aydn Self went 3-for-3 with 3 singles and 1 RBI, and Anthony Villanueva and Audra Bolton each with a hit.

Aydn Self threw 5 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 earned run, 1 walk and 10 strikeouts


The Lady Indians won two games last week, blanking Wells 21-0 and beating Lovelady 8-4.

The Trinity Lady Tigers were outclassed by Tarkington 23-4 on March 7.

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021623 trinity soccerThe Trinity Tigers’ soccer team lost twice last week, falling 10-0 to Madisonville on Feb. 7 and 18-1 on Friday. The Lady Tigers split last week, winning against Madisonville 1-0 on Feb. 7 but losing 14-0 to Jacksonville on Friday.

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Tigers split district games, miss playoffs

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021623 trinity basketballTrinity’s Cole Hortman (No. 4) goes under the defense for Trinity’s first score. Trinity’s Cameron Anderson (No. 20) tries to pull in a rebound. Trinity’s Chanston Holland (No. 10) puts up a layup. Photos by Tony Farkas

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TRINITY — To end up in the postseason brackets, the Trinity Tigers needed to win out the regular season; however, a 72-59 loss to Crockett means the season ended against Shepherd on Tuesday.

The Tigers did beat Coldspring 84-81 in double overtime on Feb. 7.

Standouts during play were Junior Hernandez, Tristan Martinez, Kaden Barnes and Cole Hortman.

The Bulldogs won both games last week, beating Apple Springs on 53-47 on Feb. 7 and Slocum 60-56 on Friday.

Centerville secured sole possession of fifth place out of eight teams in one of the toughest 1A districts in the state, which is one spot from the playoffs.

Feb. 7 was Senior Night, and the school honored the five seniors before the varsity game — Aydn Self, Audra Bolton, Walker Thorne, Jada Welch and Brianna Commiato.

Top players for Centerville were Aydn Self with 23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist; Iain Kendrick with 12 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists; Colton Brasuell with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists; Brayden Watson with 6 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; Walker Thorne with 2 points, 7 rebounds and 1 block; and Audra Bolton with 1 point and 7 rebounds.

For Apple Springs, top players were Dakota Campbell with 21 points and 9 rebounds; Caden Diaz with nine points and 4 rebounds; and Connor Kaufman with 6 points and 11 rebounds.

The Apple Springs JV downed Centerville JV 51-26.

Against Slocum, top players were Iain Kendrick with 21 points and 4 rebounds; Colton Brasuell with 20 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist; Aydn Self with 13 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal; Brayden Watson with 1 point, 6 rebounds, 11 assists, 2 steals and 1 block; and Audra Bolton with 2 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist.

Apple Springs
The Eagles were outmatched by Martinsville, and lost their game on Friday 104-36.

The Indians split games last week, downing Latexo 65-44 on Feb. 7 but losing to Grapeland 79-47 on Friday.


The Trinity Lady Tigers ended their season with a 61-16 loss to Coldspring-Oakhurst on Feb. 7.

The Lady Bulldogs downed the Lady Eagles of Apple Springs 33-19 on Feb. 7.

The Lady Indians finished district play with a hold on second place in the district and downing Latexo 41-37 on Feb. 7.

Top players were Kiki Smith with 16 points, 6 steals, 13 rebounds and 2 assists; Stormie Hensley with 9 points; Isavel Bautista with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals; Laney Peterson with 5 points and 4 rebounds; Daisia Leonard with 4 points; Anahi Chavez with 5 rebounds; and Marie Gonzalez with 4 rebounds and 1 assist.

The Lady Indians were to play Frankston in Elkhart in the first round.

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Lady Indians win two

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012623 trinity bbTrinity’s Shauna English battles for a rebound. Tristan River of Trinity shoots for two. Photos by Tony Farkas

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The Lady Indians won two district tilts last week, downing Leon 36-31 on Jan. 17 and Latexo 46-30 on Friday.

The wins put Groveton’s district record at 4-1.

Top producers in the Leon game were Anahi Chavez with 7 points; Emma Alexander with 4 points; Marie Gonzalez with 5 points; Kiki Smith with 12 points and 2 steals; Stormie Hensley with 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; and Isavel Bautista with 12 rebounds and 5 steals.

Against Latexo, top producers were Kiki smith with 16 points pts, 7 rebounds and 2 assists; Isavel Bautista with 7 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists; Laney Peterson with 7 points and 9 rebounds; and Anahi Chavez with 6 points.

Apple Springs
The Lady Eagles were outclassed by Martinsville 56-1 on Jan. 17.

The Lady Tigers suffered two losses in last week’s action.

On Friday, Trinity lost to Shepherd 65-23, and on Jan. 17, Trinity was hammered by Crockett 71-5.

The Apple Springs Eagles were downed 63-49 to Wells on Friday.

Top scorers were Dakota Campbell with 22, Caden Diaz with 11 and Ryan Phillips with 10.

Campbell also pulled in 10 rebounds.

The Bulldogs lost two district matchups last week, falling 64-36 to Neches and 57-42 to Slocum.

The Indians posted two district wins last week, a 69-33 win over Latexo and a 62-33 win over Leon.

The Tigers lost a district tilt against Shepherd 58-51 on Friday.

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Bulldogs post first district wins of the season

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011923 trinity bbTrinity’s Taneya Maxie goes up for the shot. Tristan Martinez (No. 15) comes down with the rebound. Tiger Junior Hernandez shoots from trouble. Photos by Tony Farkas

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APPLE SPRINGS — It was a big week for Centerville’s varsity boys, who needed to get into the district win column.

They did just that with two big wins — 57-35 over Kennard on Jan. 10 and 52-46 over county rival Apple Springs on Friday.

The Bulldogs move to 2-3 in district play as they travel to Slocum and Neches this week to try to stay in the win column and keep their playoff hopes alive.
Head Coach Geoffrey Hollis the week’s wins were a huge boost to the team.

“We needed to play some good basketball and get some big wins this week, and we accomplished that,” Hollis said. “I couldn’t be prouder of my guys and all the work we put into this. These guys give everything they got every time they step on that floor.”

Top scorers in the Jan. 10 game include Aydn Self with 19 points, Iain Kendrick with 11 points, Brayden Watson with 10 points, Blayn Self with 8 points, Colton Brasuell with 5 points, Ty Powers with 3 points and Payson Dickinson with 1 point.

For Friday, leaders were Aydn Self with 33 points, Brayden Watson with 9 points, Blayn Self with 5 points and Colton Brasuell with 4 points.

The Groveton Indians fell to the Centerville Tigers 65-45 on Friday.
Top scorers were Jarrett Loftin and Billy Thomas, both with 10 points and 10 rebounds apiece.

The Trinity Tigers were outclassed 58-49 by the Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans.

Apple Springs
The Apple Springs JV team downed the Centerville Bulldogs 3-14 on Friday.
Top scorers for Centerville were Ty Havard with 11 points and Walker Thorne with 3 points.


Centerville/Apple Springs
The Apple Springs Lady Eagles downed the Centerville Lady Bulldogs 30-22 on Friday.
Top scorers for Centerville were Kate Rogers with 10 points, Malacie Bolton with 6 points and Brianna Commiato with 6 points.

The Centerville Lady Bulldogs fell to Kennard 26-17 on Jan. 10.
Top scorers for Centerville were Kate Rogers with 8 points, Brianna Commiato with 4 points, Malacie Bolton with 3 points and Sydney Williams with 2 points.

The Groveton Lady Indians edged out the Centerville Lady Tigers 35-31 on Friday.
Top producers were Kiki Smith with 10 points, 5 steals, 5 rebounds and 2 assists,
Anahi Chavez with 8 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals, Laney Peterson with 6 points and 6 rebounds, Aubrey Alexander with 6 points and 6 rebounds and Isavel Bautista with 8 rebounds and 4 steals.
On Jan. 10, Groveton fell to Lovelady 74-39. 
Top producers were Kiki Smith with 17 points and 5 rebounds, Stormie Hensley with 5 points and 2 assists and Aubrey Alexander with 5 points.

The Trinity Lady Tigers fell to district rival Coldspring-Oakhurst 53-19 on Friday.

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