Sports and Outdoors

     
   

Local players named All-ET
Monitor Staff Reports
TYLER–Three Cedar Creek Lake area players were named to All-East Texas volleyball teams by the Tyler Morning Telegraph last weekend.
The Tyler daily newspaper named Eustace senior Alyson Harlan and Mabank junior Miranda Groom to its 10-member All-ET second team in its Jan. 13 edition.
Mabank senior Pheng Leav was included on the honorable mention list, which included players from 27 school districts.
All-East Texas players were drawn from 30 area teams, ranging from 1A to 5A schools.
Whitehouse senior Brittani Toole was named the Most Valuable Player, while Tyler Robert E. Lee sophomore Sarah Sivertson was named the Underclassman of the Year.

 

’Jackets sting Bulldogs
Monitor Staff Reports
EUSTACE–The visiting Kemp Yellowjackets handed the Eustace Bulldogs a 52-34 loss Friday in the District 13-3A basketball opener for both teams.
Kemp was scheduled to host Crandall Tuesday, while Eustace was scheduled to host Mabank.
Friday, Jan. 19, Kemp’s boys will visit Kaufman for a key district contest, while Eustace’s boys will host Crandall.
Next Tuesday, Jan. 23, the Eustace boys will host Kaufman, while Kemp will host Ferris. Each evening opens with 4:30 p.m. sub-varsity contests.
At Eustace Friday, the visiting ’Jackets broke open a fairly tight contest in the second quarter with a 20-7 run, which put Kemp up by 16 points at halftime, 32-16.
The ’Jackets padded their lead out to 20 points, 49-29, going into the fourth quarter.
Joseph Simmons led Kemp with 18 points and six steals, while Jacarri Culberson finished with 14 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and one block.
Matt Brown scored nine points and had one block, while Kevin Freeman added six points, grabbed four rebounds and made one block, Justin Gibson had three points and James Trim scored two points.
A scoring summary for the Bulldogs was not available by presstime Tuesday.

Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Eustace senior Thomas Clowdus (left) brings the ball across the centerline against the defense of Kemp senior Joseph Simmons during Kemp’s 52-34 district-opening victory Friday. Simmons had six steals in the win.

 

Upcoming Games
 

Boys' Basketball

Jan. 19
MHS vs Ferris*
KHS @ Kaufman*
EHS @ Crandall*

Jan. 23
MHS @ Crandall*
KHS vs Ferris*
EHS vs Kaufman*

Jan. 26
MHS vs KHS*
EHS @ Ferris*

Jan. 30
MHS @ Kaufman*
KHS vs EHS*

*District 13-3A game

 

Girls' Basketball

Jan. 19
MHS vs Ferris*
KHS @ Kaufman*
EHS @ Crandall*

Jan. 23
MHS @ Crandall*
KHS vs Ferris*
EHS vs Kaufman*

Jan. 26
MHS vs Kemp*
EHS @ Ferris*

Jan. 30
MHS @ Kaufman*
KHS vs EHS*

*District 13-3A game