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Colm XC Runners

Colmesneil’s cross-country runners Alyssa Mabry (left) and Lillian Jalano both finished strong at the UIL 2A cross-country regional meet last week in Huntsville.

Mabry, a junior, placed 10th in the two-mile race, and earned a spot at the state meet in Round Rock this weekend. PHOTO COURTESY OFCOLMESNEIL ATHLETICS

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District win against Huntington

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Lady Eagles VBall

The Woodville Lady Eagles are in it to win it, with a tie-breaker District win against Huntington last week, winning 3 games to the Lady Red Devils’ 2 (scores were: 15-25; 17-25; 25-23; 25-17 and 15-9). They played the Hardin Lady Hornets at Kountze Tuesday evening. Scores unavailable at press time. PHOTO COURTESY OF WOODVILLE LADY EAGLES

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Undefeated Lady Jackets win district

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Lady Jacket Marae Pounds defends the net Friday vs Garrison. BECKI BYRD | TCB Lady Jacket Marae Pounds defends the net Friday vs Garrison. BECKI BYRD | TCB 

By Becki Byrd

Lady Jacket volleyball clinched an undefeated district championship with an easy sweep of Leggett on Tuesday. Scores were 25-4, 25-2, and 25-3. Lily Read had 10 kills, Lauren Citrano had nine kills and Kinsley Barnes had seven kills. Emma Byrd led in assists with 29 and also had 10 aces. Lauren Citrano led in aces with 13.

The Lady Jackets traveled to Garrison for a warm-up game to prepare for the upcoming playoff season. The Lady Bulldogs put up more of a fight than the Lady Jackets have seen in district, taking the Jackets to four sets. The Lady Jackets won the first 2 sets 25-16 and 25-23.

The Lady Bulldogs won the third set 23-25. The fourth and final set of the night went to the Lady Jackets 25-20. Marae Pounds had a good night on the net with six blocks, she also had five kills and two aces. Emma Byrd had a pair of aces on 20 serves with no errors, and 41 assists.

Sydney Brock had two aces with 39 digs and 32 service receptions. Lily Read led in attacks with 24 kills and had 28 digs, 24 service receptions. Kinsley Barnes ended the night with 14 kills, eight digs. The Lady Jackets will play for the Area Championship on Thursday Nov. 2, at Crockett High School beginning at 6 p.m. They will play the winner of the Bi-District round out of McDade or North Zulch.

‘Jackets take on Leveretts Chapel

The Yellowjacket football team traveled to Leveretts Chapel on Friday night for a chance at a district championship. The Yellowjackets competed for four full quarters but ultimately came up short in a high scoring game of 98-66. Keighen Green had 11 carries for 130 yards with three touchdowns. Trayce Knox went six for 12, 68 yards, two touchdowns, one interception, four carries for three yards, and six tackles.

Jesse Bittick had 10 carries for 43 yards and eight tackles. Jaxon Gay in his first game of the season after injury had eight carries for 111 yards, three touchdowns, three tackles, and a play break up. Kasen Citrano had two catches for 12 yards, a touchdown from interception, and a tackle.

Zach Redwine had two catches for 33 yards, one touchdown, two tackles, and a broken play. PJ Purvis helped on defense with four tackles and broke two plays. Cutter Lowe had three catches for 26 yards and one touchdown. Jayse Gay and Bryson Swanson each had one carry and one assist. Turner Johnson went one for one with three yards. Rex Gilzow and Blake Zulpo pitched in on a couple of tackles each.

The Yellowjackets travel to High Island this week to try and clinch a playoff spot. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The junior high team will also play in High Island before the varsity game.

 

 

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Dogs vs. Rebels

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Bulldogs Rebels

The Colmesneil Bulldogs hosted the Evadale Rebels for homecoming last Friday. In spite of a series of penalties, the Rebels had bested the Bulldogs 28-8 by the half, but fortunes improved a bit for the ‘Dogs in the second half, with touchdowns from Caden Shepherd and JW Mitcham. The Rebels got the 42-24 win. Colmesneil hosts the Hull-Daisetta Bobcats this Friday, with action starting at 7 p.m.  CHRIS EDWARDS | TCB

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Warriors vs. Hornets

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Warren Ftbal

The Warren Warriors played the Hemphill Hornets on Warrior territory last Friday night. Hemphill left town with the 24-18 win, but the Warriors shone on both sides of the ball in this close game. Warriors’ outside linebacker Marek Christy is shown in action on Friday night. Defensively, the Warriors were led by senior lineman Sam Spurlock, who notched 18 total tackles (10 of them solo); one tackle for loss and one QB hurry. All told, the Warriors ran for 276 yards on 57 plays. The Warriors hold a 3-5 overall record and are set to take on the Trinity Tigers this Friday, with a 7 p.m. kick off in Trinity. The Tigers are currently 0-8 for the season.  PHOTO COURTESY OF WARREN ISD YEARBOOK STAFF

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