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Soccer teams post district losses

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Daniel Sanchez steals from the Crockett player.Daniel Sanchez steals from the Crockett player.

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TRINITY — The Trinity Lady Tigers gave their best in competing with the Crockett Lady Bulldogs, but ultimately lost 6-0.

Head Coach Josue Lopez said Caylee Orellana and Kariss Rangel did a great job in attacking the ball.

For the boys, the Bulldogs downed the Tigers 6-1 in a rain-soaked match.

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Groveton loses two, moves to 1-3 in district

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Bryon Thomas tries to find the angle.Bryon Thomas tries to find the angle.

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GRAPELAND — The Groveton Indians lost to host Grapeland Sandies 66-49 on Jan. 23.

Daiton Chandler was the leading scorer with 21 points, followed by Billy Thomas with 16 points.

On Friday, the Indians lost to Lovelady 46-25, with Chandler leading scoring with 11 points.

Apple Springs

The Eagles lost to the Laneville Yellowjackets 77-26 on Friday.

Head Coach Jeffrey Browning said the team had its worst shooting game of the year, whereas Laneville couldn’t miss.

“We never could get in a routine, and couldn’t find our shots,” he said.

Top scorers were Dakota Campbell with 7 and Zeth Dugat with 5.

On Jan. 23, Apple Springs outlasted Kennard, winning 56-48.

Browning said the team started out kind of hot, and jumped out to a little bit of a lead, but cooled off allowing Kennard to fight their way back.

Apple Springs went back-and-forth in the third, but then pulled away in the fourth to get the win.

Top scorers were Campbell with 19, Ethan Randell with 13 and Caden Diaz with 13. Campbell and Randell also pulled down 10 rebounds apiece.

Trinity

The Tigers were downed by Onalaska 55-49 on Friday.

On Jan. 23, Trinity was victorious over New Waverly 53-49.

Centerville

The Bulldogs lost two games last week, 100-46 to Laneville on Thursday and 84-54 to Martinsville on Friday.

Girls

Groveton

The Groveton Lady Indians played Lovelady Friday and held them to score of 30-19 at half, but couldn’t hold on with the final being 67-26.

Leading scorer was Kiki Smith with 11 points, followed by Kayleigh Albus with 5 points and Darbi Parker with 4 points.

On Jan. 23, Groveton played at Grapeland and lost 46-42.

Head Coach Rhett Peterson said the game was back and forth much of the time, with the final ending up in Grapeland’s favor.

Leading scorers were Kiki Smith with 17, Emma Alexander with 8, Lauren Moore with 6, Laney Peterson with 5 and Darbi Parker with 4.

Trinity

The Lady Tigers were downed by Onalaska 55-28 on Friday.

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Teams post wins in powerlifting

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Groveton ISD powerlifters competed in the Rusk Invitational, where students won several medals. Courtesy photoGroveton ISD powerlifters competed in the Rusk Invitational, where students won several medals. Courtesy photo

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Indians and Lady Indians Powerlifting competed at the Rusk Invitational Meet on Thursday, with the girls placing 6th overall while the boys placed 7th.

Trinity claimed 4th at the Bo Bates Invitational on Saturday, and the girls placed 17th. On Jan. 20, the Tigers placed 15th while the Lady Tigers placed 11th.

First-place medalists for Groveton include Trystin Ard.

Results (Weight class, place, student)

Rusk Invitational

Thursday

Groveton Boys

148, 3, Angel Maldonado,

165, 2, Phoenix Bowman

165, 6, Landon Conley

165, 9, Christian Maldonado

165, 10, Colton Cox

181, 1, Trystin Ard

198, 7, Andrew Gonzalez

220, 8, Waylon McClure

220, 11, Jake King

242, 13, Ethan Hudson

Groveton Girls

123, 2, Lexi Easterling

148, 5, Kaileigh Lopez

148, 11, Daisia Leonard

165, 3, Hailey Hall

165, 7, Marlen Garcia

181, 3, Paislie Voelker

242+, 3, Leilah Pilgrim

War Eagle Invitational,

Jan. 20

Trinity Boys

132, 4, Preston Riddle

132, 11, Wyatt Bennett

148, 9, Ben Kaufman

165, 14, Jonathan Baker

165, 16, Jaydn Ford

181, 14, Ian Puckett

181, 16, Robert Mounsey

198, 5, Cole Odom

198, 14, Keagen Klick

220, 6, Aaron Caceres

220, 9, David McKendree

220, 16, Chavis Johnson

Trinity Girls

123, 4, Darlenne Orellana

123, 11, Angel Collins

132, 9, Kayla Dudley

132, 12, Morgan Cotrone

148, 20, Kimberly Caceres

165, 7, Karlee Sinkinson

165, 9, Talie Kaufman

198, 3, Avery Crawford

Bo Bates Invitational

Saturday

Trinity Boys

123, 3, Phoenix Marquez

132, 3, Preston Riddle

132, 9, Giro Caceres

148, 12, Keyston Wells

165, 3, Remington Lassman

165, 11, Jonathan Baker

181, 15, John Carlson

198, 2, Cole Odom

198, 10, Jacob Lopez

220, 2, Aaron Caceres

308, 7, Jonathan Faircloth

Trinity Girls

123, 13, Janelle Townshed

132, 15, Morgan Cotrone

198, 4, Avery Crawford

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Trinity loses two in district

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Cole Hortman (No. 4) denies the shot.Cole Hortman (No. 4) denies the shot.

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The Trinity Tigers went 0-2 last week, falling to Crockett 48-42 on Wednesday and to Shepherd 60-38 on Friday.

Head Coach Jacoby Mitchell said standouts included Kaden Barnes, D.C. Cooper, Cord’e Walker and Bryan Crabtree.

Against Shepherd, top scorer was Cole Hortman with 8.

Apple Springs

The Eagles posted two losses for the week, falling 62-58 to Martinsville on Wednesday and 65-49 to Wells on Friday.

Head Coach Jeffrey Browning said that it was a tight ball game against Martinsville, and the team missed a chance at the end of the game to tie or win, but couldn’t get the basket needed.

Top scorers were Dakota Campbell with 26 points, including four 3-pointers, and Zeth Dugat with 11, including three 3-pointers. Connor Kaufman pulled in 17 rebounds, and Campbell added 6.

On Friday against Wells, Browning said the team just didn’t have a good shooting night.

“The game was closer than the score looked,” he said. “They fought hard the entire game, but Wells made crucial baskets when needed.”

Campbell led scoring with 16, and Caden Diaz chipped in 13.

Centerville

The Bulldogs lost two games last week, 88-38 to Slocum on Wednesday and 84-46 to Neches on Friday.

Top producers against Slocum were Iain Kendrick with 22 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals; Brayden Watson with 7 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal; Wyatt Clede with 6 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; and Ty Powers with 6 points.

Top producers against Neches were Iain Kendrick with 28 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 1 steal; Brayden Watson with 10 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 1 block; and Wyatt Clede with 4 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal.

Girls

Groveton

The Lady Indians traveled to Latexo Friday and won 45-33.

Top scorers were Laney Peterson and Kiki Smith with 15 points apiece, followed by Emma Alexander with 8 points.

Groveton traveled to Leon on Wednesday and lost 49-34. 

High scorer was Kiki Smith with 23 points and 10 rebounds, followed by Emma Alexander with 4 points and Laney Peterson with 3. 

Trinity

The Lady Tigers lost to Crockett 61-22 on Wednesday and to Shepherd 37-11 on Friday.

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Soccer teams drop games

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Centerville’s Iain Kendrick (No. 5) starts his drive to the hole.Centerville’s Iain Kendrick (No. 5) starts his drive to the hole.

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The Trinity Tigers and Lady Tigers soccer teams struggled through the week, with the boys losing to West Fork 5-0 on Saturday and to New Waverly 7-3 on Jan. 9.

The girls were blanked 5-0 by New Waverly on Jan. 9.

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