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Wildcats fall 1-0 to Lions

From staff reports
GREENVILLE — It’s wasn’t a win, but it was an improved effort.
Sulphur Springs lost 1-0 in Greenville Wednesday to the Lions in District 20-4A soccer action.


Lady Cats drop finale in 48-47 heartbreaker

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The final home game for the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats was a heartbreaker that could not be avoided. The Sulphur Springs’ 2009 season came to a close Tuesday night with a one-point loss to the Mount Pleasant Lady Tigers, 48-47.


Wildcats lose district catfight to Tigers

MOUNT PLEASANT — The home court was very powerful for the Tigers.

Mount Pleasant played inspired ball at home as they outscored Sulphur Springs 15-7 in the final quarter, taking a hard-fought 49-46 win Tuesday night.

“We’re disappointed we did not win. It was a coulda, shoulda, woulda game and that won’t get it done,” said Wildcat head basketball coach Braughn Curtis.        The Wildcats, who are currently in third place in the district standings, fell to 5-5 in district play with two home games left on the schedule. The win gave the Tigers a 4-7 mark in 13-4A action.


Upcoming Basketball and Postseason action

Friday, Feb. 13

Como-Pickton Eagles host Cooper  4:30 p.m. JVB/VB

Cumby Trojans host Martin's Mill  5 p.m. JVB/VB

North Hopkins Panthers host Boles 6 p.m. JVB/VB

Yantis Owls host Campbell 4:30 p.m. JVB/VB

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Como-Pickton Eagles at Grand Saline 4:30 p.m. JVB/VB

Cumby Trojans at Campbell 5 p.m. JVB/VB

North Hopkins Panthers at Fruitvale 6 p.m. JVB/VB

Yantis Owls at Boles 4:30 p.m. JVB/VB


District 13-2A

Como-Pickton Lady Eagles play Quitman Friday at 7 p.m. at Miller Grove to break 8-6 district record tie


Lady Eagles sweep A-G

COMO - The Como-Pickton Lady Eagles swept the visiting Alba-Golden Lady Panthers in a senior night victory. The varsity ended on a 44-21 total while the JV ended with 27-13 win.

Appropriately on senior night, the Lady Eagle seniors Maci Kight, Dawnyel Spaid, and Shelby Harrison popped in points to lead their team to a final home court victory pushing their district record to 8-6 tied with Quitman. But that wasn’t the last game of their Lady Eagle career now in  position to fight for the final playoff spot against Quitman Friday night at 7 p.m. in Miller Grove.

"The seniors showed up and played an important role in the victory. I am extremely proud of all of the girls, but I am especially proud of the seniors and the fact that they had an opportunity to be successful on what is designated as 'their night'. They are a great group of girls and we will truly miss those ornery seniors," said Linda Rankin, Como-Pickton Lady Eagles head basketball coach.

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