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Prep Roundup: BC holds off Sabine Pass

The News staff reports

BRIDGE CITY — Sabine Pass and Bridge City combined for six points in the first quarter.

Things considerably picked up afterward, and Bridge City got enough balanced scoring to come away with a 50-45 victory in an afternoon game Tuesday.

The game remained considerably close after BC (7-5) went into the second quarter with a 4-2 lead. The Cardinals got 11 points from Hunter Wiegreffe and 10 from Brandon Vela in the win.

Two Sabine Pass players combined for 41 of the team’s 47 points. Daniel Sam finished with 21 points and Jamyus Jones had 20.

The two teams will meet again Dec. 28 in the Bridge City Cardinal Classic.

GIRLS

Orangefield 58,

Hardin-Jefferson 55

ORANGEFIELD — A big fourth quarter helped Orangefield come back to take a three-point victory Tuesday.

Emmi Lummus scored 22 points and had four steals to lead Orangefield. Paris Fregia added eight points and four rebounds, Cameron Choate 10 points and five boards and Tatum Garlington eight points and six rebounds.

Also Tuesday: In boys, East Chambers 108, Bob Hope 42; and in girls, East Chambers 65, Bob Hope 11.

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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