PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

November 14, 2012

250th win for Dogs English


The Port Arthur News

HOUSTON — HOUSTON – Nederland head coach Brian English had to travel a bit to pick up his 250th career victory, but his Nederland team obliged with a season-opening 54-47 victory over Houston St. Pius X.

Nederland led 31-18 at halftime and withstood a furious comeback by St. Pius to give English his milestone. The Bulldogs will host Hardin-Jefferson at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Dog Dome.

Lady Titans beat Gal.Ball

The Port Arthur Memorial girls basketball team scored 22 points in the second quarter to shoot past Galveston Ball 61-44 Tuesday at Memorial Gym.

Dorcieve Davis led the Lady Titans with 16 points while Joyce Kennerson added 12 and Ariel Hutchinson scored 11. Davis, a senior, will sign with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Wednesday morning at the high school.

Memorial (2-0) will play next in the Nederland tournament, facing Lumberton on Thursday.

Indians fall to Silsbee

PORT NECHES – PN-G held a halftime lead over the Silsbee Tigers, but couldn’t close them out, as Silsbee beat the Indians 60-48 at the PN-G Competition Gym on Tuesday.

Silsbee’s Danti Wilson led all scorers with 18 points while teammate Austin Jenkins had 13.

PN-G’s A.J. Smith led the Indians with 17 points.

PN-G (0-1) will play at Barbers Hill at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Ozen beats Memorial boys

The Port Arthur Memorial boys opened the 2012-2013 season with a loss, falling 65-52 to Beaumont Ozen Tuesday.

The Titans (0-1) will host Lumberton at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Memorial 61, Galveston Ball 44



Ball         13           4              13           14           --             44



PAM      17           22           11           11           --             61



Leading scorers: Memorial - Dorcieve Davis 16, Joyce Kennerson 12, Ariel Hutchinson 11.



Records: Memorial (2-0)



Next: Memorial in Ned tournament vs. Lumberton, Thursday

Silsbee 60, PN-G 48



Silsbee  16           15           11           18           --             60



PN-G     8              24           10           6              --             48



Leading scorers: Silsbee Danti Wilson 18, Austin Jenkins 13; PN-G: A.J. Smith 17.



Records: PN-G (0-1); Silsbee (1-0).



Next: PN-G at Barbers Hill next Tuesday, 1 p.m.