Sports Shorts - 10/19

Volleyball drops pair to Jarrell and Academy

After winning back-to-back district matches for the first time in a couple of years, the Lady Yoe’s hot streak has come to an end. Cameron dropped 3-0 decisions to playoff hopefuls Jarrell and Academy this past week to slip down to 3-9 In 20-3A action.


Jarrell Stats (L 24-26, 7-25, 22-25)

Attacking: Carley Tucker (37a, 8K), Gracen Dach (13a, 3K), Madison Brunson (13a, 2 K), Kenzie Wimmer (12a, 1K), Lauryn Leftwich (11a, 3K), Alexis Vargas (11a, 1K), Qua Workman (7a, 1K), Terryn Adams (5a, 2K), Darci Denio (4a)

Sets: Tucker (37a, 6A), Denio (37a ,9A), Vargas (7a, 3A), Brunson (4a), Tiffany Bolivar (3a), Wimmer (2a, 1A), Dach (1a), Workman (1a), Adams (1a)

Blocks: Leftwich (8a, 5B), Tucker (6A, 5B), Brunson (4A, 1B), Dach (1A), Workman (1A)

Aces: Tucker (2), Dach (1)


Academy Stats (L 14-25, 12-25, 15-25)
Attacking: Tucker (20a, 5K), Wimmer (15a, 3K), Workman (11a, 5K), Dach (9a, 3K), Leftwich (8a, 2K), Vargas (8a), Brunson (6a, 1K), Denio (4a), Adams (1a)

Sets: Denio (39a, 13A), Tucker (25a, 4A), Dach (3a), Wimmer (3a), Workman (2a), Brunson (2a), Adams (1a)

Blocks: Leftwich (4A, 1B), Tucker (2A), Brunson (1A, 1B)

Aces: Denio (2)


This 2017 season is now on it’s final stretch, as Cameron will play homes games versus Rockdale on Friday (4:30) and Lexington (5:00) Tuesday to wrap up this volleyball season.


Tuesday’s Results: Academy 3, Cameron Yoe 0; Rogers 3, Hearne 0; Rockdale 3, Franklin 0; Lexington 3, Jarrell 2


20-3A Standings: 1. Rogers (12-0), 2.Academy (11-1), 3. Rockdale (8-4), 4. Jarrell (6-6), 4. Lexington (6-6), 6. Cameron Yoe (3-9),7. Franklin (2-10), 8. Hearne (0-12).


Texas High School Basketball Rankings

With the 2017-2018 high school basketball season set to open in the coming weeks, the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) has released their preseason polls. Thorndale, a consistent power in 2A basketball, is expected to compete for a state championship this season with the number two ranking in the state behind Tenaha. In 3A, the Jarrell Cougars are also expected to make a deep playoff run and return to state, coming in a number two. No other team from 20-3A is mentioned.


The complete 3A poll: 1. Bowie, 2. Jarrell, 3. Brock, 4. Schulenburg, 5. Ponder, 6. East Chambers, 7. Nocona, 8. Peaster, 9. San Antonio Cole, 10. Dallas Madison, 11. Wall, 12. Van

Vleck, 13. Mount Vernon, 14. Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill, 15. Teague, 16. Pollok Central, 17. Commerce, 18. Van Alstyne, 19. La Marque, 20. Kountze, 21. Canadian, 22. Santa Rosa, 23. Odem, 24. Newton, 25. Crane


Sub-Varsity Football Report

Things are looking bright for the future of Yoe football as the 7th grade through JV has a combined record of 19-4-1 this season. The JV is leading the pack with a perfect 7-0 mark on the year. The freshmen are not far behind at 6-1, but have lost to rival Rockdale. The freshmen will have a chance to avenge that loss tonight at Rockdale in their second game. The 7th grade (3-1-1) and 8th grade (3-2) will be hosting Rockdale from Yoe Field starting at 5:00 p.m.


Junior High Volleyball Scores Versus Franklin

7B lost in two sets: 20-25 and 15-25; 8B lost in two sets: 10-25 and 13-25; 7A was victorious over Franklin in an exciting three sets: 25-21, 22-25, and 15-9; 8A lost in two sets: 8-25 and 17-25.