EDGEWOOD — The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats put together their best offensive quarter of the season on Thursday morning, leading them to a two-game split in the pool games of the Edgewood Tournament.
The Sulphur Springs cross country team had three members who raced in the recent Metro PCS Dallas White Rock Marathon.
Andrew Marks and Tanner Bolton ran the full 26.2 mile marathon. Marks had time of 3:36 and Bolton turned in a time of 3:45.
Ashleigh Wallace ran the half marathon, turning in a time of 2:19.
The times were turned in by Sulphur Springs head cross country coach Andy Holt.
BIRTHRIGHT — The North Hopkins Panthers, the host team, will advance in the championship round of play in the 22nd Annual Freeman Parish Tournament.
Other area teams playing in the consolation round will be the North Hopkins Lady Panthers and the Cumby Trojans.
SULPHUR BLUFF — With a bye in the first round of the Cap Herman Tournament Thursday, the hosting Sulphur Bluff Bears will play the Prairiland Patriots at 8:30 p.m. tonight.
The C.H.E.S.S. Lady Knights took a 45-31 victory over the Sulphur Bluff Lady Bears advance to face off with Paris Home School at 7 p.m. tonight.
MG Hornets lose to Quitman
RAINS — The Miller Grove Hornets started slowly and could not recover losing 57-36 to Lucas Lovejoy in the opening day of the Rains basketball tournament.
“We came out intimidated in the first quarter. I thought after that we did a good job. We just gave them too much credit for being good early on and could never catch back up,” said Miller Grove Hornets head basketball coach Gary Billingsley.
The Hornets are 7-4 for the year. Their next game at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Rains tournament.
Miller Grove 1 19 10 6 —36
Lucas Lovejoy 18 16 8 15 —57
Miller Grove- Andrew Steele 14, Cayle Watson 6, Patrick Covington 4, Tim Heijligers 3, Ryan Dougan 3, Colton Baylus 3, Alex Craze 3.
Quitman JV downs Cumby JV
The Cumby Trojans fell in junior varsity action against Quitman, 56-17.
The Cumby squad had trouble scoring with Anthony Ringenberg earning top honors with four points in the game.
The team plays today against Yantis at 2:30 p.m.
SCORING BOX (JV)
Cumby 11 6 11 15 —43
Quitman 13 12 16 15 —56
Cumby - Chanler Waters 3, Noah Dyer 2, Dustin Deer 3, Anthony Ringenberg 4, Nathan Spillers 1, Arsenio Ugalde 2, Josephn Fisher 2.
to Big Sandy
FRUITVALE — The Cumby Lady Trojans were edged 50-43 Thursday in the opening round of the Fruitvale tournament.
Laura Oviedo had 18 points, seven rebounds and two steals in a losing cause. Courtney Crumpton also played well for Cumby with 11 points and nine boards.
The Lady Trojans continue in the event, taking on Dallas A+ at 3 p.m. today.
Cumby 11 6 11 15 —43
Big Sandy 8 13 18 11 —50
Cumby - Demi Newson 5, Breanna Gay 3, Ashley Anderson 4, Laura Oviedo 18, Courtney Crumpton 11, Candice Horrocks 2.