Sports and Outdoors


Mabank girls nip Terrell
Monitor Staff Reports

MABANK–Mabank’s Lady Panthers outscored the visiting Terrell Lady Tigers 15-11 in the fourth quarter to take a narrow 45-38 victory Monday.
The Lady Panthers defeated Van on the road Tuesday night (see related story).
A second-quarter surge enabled the Lady Panthers to take a 20-17 halftime lead, and both teams scored 10 points each in the third quarter.
Ashley Corter scored 11 points to lead the Lady Panthers, as Emily Tucker scored nine and Kelsi Reynolds eight.
Blaire Hyde added seven points, while Shadia Rueb had five, Katie Cross three and Miranda Groom two points.
KaKa White led Terrell with 13 points.
Mabank won the junior varsity game 42-23.

Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Mabank Lady Panthers Emily Tucker (left) and Ashley Corter trap a Terrell Lady Tiger at the mid-court line during Mabank’s 45-38 win over the visiting Lady Tigers Monday.

Weckherlin tops championship flight at MGA Turkey Shoot
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Bob Weckherlin’s net round of 66 topped the championship flight at the annual MGA Turkey Shoot golf tournament at the Cedar Creek Country Club Nov. 18.
The tournament drew 36 golfers in four flights, with flights determined by handicaps.
Garrett Godwin took second in the championship flight with an adjusted round of 68, followed by Dan Merrill, who shot a net round of 69.
Net scores for other finishers in the championship flight included Gary Day (71), Andrew Jordan (75), Rod Hunt (73), David Cary (80), Mike Roach (78), Stu Fowler (79) and Wes Verner (81).
Lewis Armstrong’s net round of 71 led the first flight, followed by David Winn’s adjusted round of 72, and Tom Green’s net score of 73.
Also playing in the first flight were Dan Bradfield (75), David Melton (77), Trevor Thorne (76), Skip Godwin (76), Terry Butler (80) and John Andrews (78).
“Sonny” Roach topped the second flight with a net round of 69, followed by Mike Clement’s round of 70 and Derek Drab’s round of 71.
Also playing in the second flight were Wilbur Dennis (77), Bruce Irwin (81), Tom Gartrell (82), Bill Collins (82) and James McKinney. Billy Tyler was also listed.
Ray Brown’s net score of 73 led the third flight, followed by David Ziegler’s 75 and Dewayne Taylor’s 76.
Also playing in the third flight were Clarence Hill (81), C.V. Dellinger (77), Bill Cleverha (78), Mike Oxford (83) and Robbie Robertson (79).
In the Closest to the Pin awards, Jordan won on the championship flight with his shot on No. 14, while Butler took the first flight award with his shot on No. 5.
McKinney’s shot on No. 8 won the pin award on the second flight, while Ziegler’s shot at No. 17 won the third flight award.

Big catfish caught on small line

Courtesy Photo/Renee Dillard
Lonnie Dillard holds a blue catfish he caught recently in Cedar Creek Lake. Dillard caught the fish, which weighed about 38 pounds and was 40 inches long, on one of his smaller “trout” fishing poles, using eight-pound test line. The Dillards recently relocated to the Cedar Creek Lake area from Colorado.

Upcoming Games

Boys' Basketball

Nov. 28
MHS @ Van
KHS @ Fairfield
EHS @ Quinlan-Ford

Nov. 30-Dec. 2
Cedar Creek Lake Shoot-0ut
Kemp Invitational

Dec. 5
MHS vs Rains
KHS vs N.Dallas
EHS @ LaPoynor

Dec. 7-9
KHS @ Fairfield tourn.
EHS @ Great ET Shoot-out (Brownsboro)

Dec. 12
MHS vs Terrell
KHS vs Royse City
EHS vs Quinlan-Ford

Dec. 14-16
MHS @ Sabine tourn.

Dec. 15
KHS vs Kerens
EHS @ Edgewood

Dec. 19
MHS vs Canton
EHS vs Grand Saline

Girls' Basketball

Nov. 28
MHS vs Royse City
KHS vs Mineola
EHS @ Van

Nov. 30-Dec. 2
MHS @ Wills Point tourn.
EHS hosts tournament

Dec. 1
KHS @ FW Christian

Dec. 5
MHS vs Cross Roads
EHS @ LaPoynor
KHS @ Canton

Dec. 7-9
MHS @ Commerce tourn.
KHS @ East Texas Shoot-out
EHS @ East Texas Shoot-out

Dec. 12
MHS @ Wills Point
KHS vs Westwood
EHS @ Bullard

Dec. 15
MHS vs Quitman
KHS vs Ennis St. Johns