BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sabine girls dominate Bob Hope

Published 11:48 pm Friday, December 18, 2015

An 18-2 run in the second quarter set Sabine Pass’ sails in the right direction Friday, and the Lady Sharks began District 24-2A play Friday afternoon with a 41-13 win at Bob Hope.

The big quarter gave Sabine Pass a 25-6 halftime lead, en route to its fourth win overall this season (exact record unknown). The Lady Sharks also held the winless Lady Eagles, who fell to 0-1 in the district, to one point in the fourth quarter.

Baylee Battiste led Sabine Pass with 14 points, Yainn Zuniga contributed 11 and Shae Boatman tallied eight. Michelle Bautista had eight points to lead Bob Hope.

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Vidor 62, PN-G 38

VIDOR — Destiny Post and Taylor Johnson each scored 10 points, but Port Neches-Groves dropped its second straight District 22-5A game on the road.

Post added six rebounds and three steals for the Lady Indians (3-10, 0-2).


PA Memorial 57, Channelview 52

CHANNELVIEW — The Titans bounced back from a cross-county loss at Nederland on Tuesday to open up 21-6A play on the road with a win over the Falcons.

No statistics were immediately available. Memorial improved to 5-10 overall and will host the two-day James Gamble Basketball Tournament, beginning with Houston Kashmere at 6 p.m. Dec. 29.

OCC 50, Bob Hope 49

At Bob Hope, 1 of 2 free throws by Orange Community Christian with 12 seconds left was enough to take a non-district victory.

It was tight throughout as Bob Hope trailed 13-10 after one period, led 25-24 at the break and was tied with OCC at 36 going into the fourth.

JyKeal Shields scored 15 points, Aron Cervantes 13 and Alex Cuevas 11 for Bob Hope (0-10), which was 5-3 before having to forfeit all of its wins because of an ineligible player. OCC had won the previous meeting 55-43.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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