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Denison, Sulphur Springs meet in playoff rematch

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Just like last year, it is Sulphur Springs vs. Denison in the Class 4A playoffs.

This time the Wildcats and Yellow Jackets meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in the regional finals of the Class 4A, Division II football playoffs at SMU’s Ford Stadium in Dallas.

Denison went down 42-21 in the playoffs in 2008 to a spirited Sulphur Springs team. The Yellow Jackets were favored by three before the game.


Lady Cats drop 50-42 tilt

The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats keep getting close to notching their first win of the basketball season, but it is still being elusive.

Tuesday night, the Lady Cats trailed the North Forney Lady Falcons by two points with about 5 1/2 minutes to play, but North Forney went on a 12-3 run to put some distance between the two teams en route to a 50-42 victory.


SS Boys Basketball

The Sulphur Springs varsity basketball team will be in pool play in the Frisco Tournament. They will play Frisco Centennial on Thursday; Friday they take on TCA. Saturday they play in a two-game tournament from pools  4, 1 and 2.

The JV and ninth grade will be playing in the Grand Saline tournament Thursday through Saturday game are TBA.

Como-Pickton sweeps Cumby teams

COMO — As rains pelted the area, it was a good night to be indoors especially for Como-Pickton fans as all four teams swept the visiting Cumby squads Tuesday night.

The varsity girls game was decided much earlier with a 46-27 end as the boys kept fans on both sides on the edges of their seats with a 28-23 finish.


Area Basketball Game Results

No. 10 Saltillo upends No. 4 James Bowie

SIMMS — The No.  10-state ranked Saltillo Lady Lions rolled to an impressive 63-23 road win over No. 4-ranked James Bowie in a Tuesday battle of top Class 1A programs.

Brooke Lane scored 20 points and Victoria Stretcher added 17 for Saltillo.

“It was our most complete game this year,” said Garry Davison, Saltillo head girls basketball coach. “It was good to having our starting five back together, Kimber Thompson has been out with a broken nose.”

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