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Former NH star still shining: Katy Williams sets new rebounding records at Austin College

SHERMAN – Katy Williams of Austin College, senior forward from Sulphur Springs, has been named SCAC Basketball Player-of-the-Week for games played Monday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 14.

On the year Williams is averaging 16.2 points per game on 54.9 percent shooting to go along with 13.3 rebounds. Williams’ 13.3 rebounds currently leads the SCAC and is eighth in the NCAA. She has advanced past Krista Prato Matthews of Trinity with 1,009 she acquired from 2005-2009.

“Katy (Williams) is one of my former players here at North Hopkins,” said North Hopkins Lady Panther head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Menke. “She was a two time all-state player here at North Hopkins. She has played at Austin College in Sherman the past four years and has recently become the all-time rebounder for the SCAC.  She was newcomer of the year in the SCAC her freshmen year and has been all conference each year.”


Lady Cats take two big wins

Sulphur Springs head varsity softball coach David Carrillo is not worried about being labeled a poor host.

Carrillo was kidded Friday morning about inviting 21 teams to the Sulphur Springs spring softball tournament then winning the first two games by lopsided margins.

The Lady Cats flattened Frisco Liberty 11-0 in the early game Thursday and mauled Mabank, 11-1 in the second game of the day.

“We’re hitting the ball so well, I am kind of surprised. It was an offensive explosion,” Carrillo said with a wide smile. “We are taking up where we left off last year. It’s a tribute to the girls. I am kind of amazed by them.”


SS girls host Paris for soccer

The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats will be going for their second soccer win of the week tonight.

After taking an 3-0 win over Princeton on Tuesday, they will be at home today against Paris.


A formula for success: Lady Trojans seek area title in playoff tonight

CUMBY – Lady Trojan head basketball coach Dean Overcast has his plan for playoff success all mapped out for his first season with this Cumby team.

“Good defense, double-figure scoring by multiple players and cut down the productivity of Lady Hawk Ashleigh Simmons,” Overcast said ias the combination that will make tonight’s game against the Hawkins Lady Hawks in Mount Pleasant a good one. “I am looking forward to it.” Tip off time will be at 7 p.m. at the high school.


Area Basketball Games Set


Saltillo Lady Lions vs. Slocum Lady Mustangs, 6 p.m. Van High School, Area Class 1A, Division II playoffs

Martins Mill Mustangs  vs. Yantis Owls Friday at Hawkins High School  7:30 p.m., (District Tie-breaker).

Cumby Lady Trojans vs. Hawkins Lady Hawks, Friday, (girls)

Class 1A Division I Area playoffs,

7 p.m. Mount Pleasant High School.


Saltillo Lions vs. Ector, Class 1A

Bi-district boys playoffs,

Commerce High School, 6 p.m.

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