Sports

Tue
14
Jan

Kitty Kats come back from behind but not enough

 

The Kitty Kats played Falls City at home on Jan. 10 taking their second loss in district 16-69.
 
The first half Falls City went full court press taking a huge lead against the Kats 7-50.
 
In the second half Emily Gwosdz had several blocks inside the paint and the Kats  played an aggressive zone defense. The Kats forced Falls City to shoot outside allowing only 19 points. 
Thu
09
Jan

Wildcats clipped the Eagles 73-70

 

Thu
09
Jan

Lady Pirates take district open

 

The Nordheim Lady Pirates traveled to Prairie Lea for their opening district game on Jan. 7 and sailed home with a win 39-33.
 
Nordheim coach Randy Castillo said, “We came out very slow in the first period. We lacked energy and Alyssa’s shots kept rimming out.”
 
As the game progressed the team pulled together taking the lead in the second period and maintained their distance to the end.
 
“They started to play smart and had good rebounds. Our defense did very good,” Castillo said.
 
The team had six turnovers the entire game with nine steals. Alyssa Leister had five of those steals and earned 14 points. Daiija Williams led in scoring with 17 points.
 
Jan. 10 the Lady Pirates (1-0, 9-8) will play Waelder (0-1, 0-6) at home.
Thu
09
Jan

Kitty Kats get singed by Lady Jackets

 

The Kitty Kats got singed playing away against the Runge Lady Jackets, 48-50 on Jan. 7.

Wed
08
Jan

Lady Gobblers lose Jan. 7 Yoakum game

 

Wed
08
Jan

Gobblers lose Sinton game Jan. 7

The Gobblers hosted the Sinton Pirates Jan. 7 at the competition gym. After falling behind nine points in the first period of the game, the Gobblers lost 25–42.

The two teams matched closely, within three percent, in field goals and free throws. But the Gobblers’ team fouls and rebounds gave Sinton the advantage. The Gobblers had 18 fouls against Sinton’s 12. Sinton also had eight more rebounds than the Gobblers.
 
The Gobblers (5–14) enter district play at home against Smithville (10–8) on Jan. 10.
 
Scoring for the Gobblers were D’Andre Gallagher, 3; Viren Vora, 6; Grant Diebel, 7; Jacob Stock, 4; Justin Hernandez, 3; Eric Johnson, 2.
 
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Tue
07
Jan

Gobblers begin district season Friday

 

Sometimes a gambit must be played with the hope of achieving an advantageous position but it can be a risky move if everyone is not on board. Cuero head basketball coach Clint Coles is taking that gambit. The Cuero Gobblers basketball team are 5-13 after beating Rice on Jan. 2, 61-33 and losing to La Vernia 39-76 on Jan. 3. 
 
Coles said, “We can handle the pressure. We just need a culmination of offense and defense.”
 
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Tue
07
Jan

Lady Gobblers lose Jan. 3 Giddings game

 

Cuero head basketball coach Terrance Fryer could not explain the loss in their first district opener against Giddings Jan. 3 at home.
 
The Lady Gobblers normally average 37 points per game but fell short losing 25–51.
 
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Tue
07
Jan

Kitty Kats take district opener

Laycee Guerrero stole the ball and made a fast break finishing off with a layup for 2 points during the Kitty Kats opening district game against the Kenedy Lady Lions at home on Jan. 3. Photo By Tim O’Malley/Yorktown News-View

 

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Tue
07
Jan

8th grade Kitty Kats take 2nd at Nixon Tournament

The Yorktown 8th grade Kitty Kat basketball team traveled to Nixon Dec. 7 for a basketball tournament and finished in 2nd place. The Kats defeated Nixon-Smiley then lost in the championship game to Karnes City. Pictured from bottom left are  Jessica Garcia and  Alexis Longoria. Back row from the left are: Kaylee Dueser, Danielle Henandez, Tabytha Chaloupka, Courtney Anderson, Hallei Wehlmann, Ja'Nell Smith, Madison Hickman, and Grehsen Allman. Contributed photo

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