By: Debby Harrison
High School Lady Eagles Basketball
The Lady Eagles picked up two big district wins this past week. Woodville traveled to Newton on Tuesday, January 25 and walked away with the win, 61-38. The JV girls also defeated Newton that evening. On Friday, January 28, Woodville hosted Corrigan-Camden and also defeated them, 67-49.
Eagle scorers for the home game included Destiny Gill and Mia Barlow each had 19 points, Jasmine Spears with nine points, JuLisa Williams with eight points, TeKenah Barlow with five, Sarah Reese with three, Shaniqua Barlow and Morgan Powell with two points each. "These two wins bring our district record to 6-3, tied with San Augustine for second place in district play, "said Coach Troy Carrell. "Our overall record is 16-8. We are really starting to peak at the right time and playing good ball."
Woodville Eagles high school basketball teams will all play again on Friday, February 3 at home against Woden starting at 5 p.m., and will then all travel to San Augustine on Tuesday, February 7 with play starting at 5 p.m.
High School JV Boys Basketball
Although the Eagles' JV boys played hard in their game against the Newton Eagles on Tuesday, January 25, they walked away with a loss. However, Friday's game against the Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs was a different game with a different result – a win for Woodville. Eagle scorers included Jamal Horn with 22 points while Jason Evans had an additional five points and a big shot to put the game into overtime.
The boys hung on to win the game by a score of 39-36, putting the boys at 11-16 for the season. The Woodville Eagles will travel to Central Heights to play the Blue Devils on Tuesday, January 31 and will then play the Woden Eagles on Friday, February 3. The Woodville-Woden game will be Woodville's last home game.
Woodville Middle School boys will host Corrigan-Camden on Thursday, February 2 at 5 p.m., and will travel to Central Heights for games on Thursday, February 9 at 5 p.m.
The Woodville Middle School girls' basketball teams played Newton on Thursday, January 26 where the seventh grade girls' team won 22-8. During the game, Woodville kept the score down, not allowing the visiting team to score until well into the third quarter. At the end of the first quarter, the score was 10-0 and at halftime the score was still in Woodville's favor, 16-0. By the end of the third, it was 16-5 and the game ended with Woodville ahead, 22-8.
The Woodville eighth grade girls also won their game with a game end score of 33-14. The score at the end of the first quarter showed the home team ahead 8-2 and at halftime, the home Eagles were still ahead 18-4. At the end of the third, Woodville was still in the lead, 26-11, and at game's end, the scoreboard showed Woodville's win, 33-14.
The girls' teams will travel away to Corrigan-Camden on Thursday, February 2 starting at 5 p.m. and will then play Central Heights at home on Thursday, February 9 starting at 5 p.m.
The Woodville Softball JV and Varsity games will begin on Tuesday, January 31 with scrimmages at Kountze starting at 4:30 and 6 p.m. On Friday, February 3 both softball teams will travel to Kirbyville for scrimmages with start times of 4:30 and 6 p.m. Their first home games will be in scrimmages on Tuesday, February 7 against L.C.M. with start times of 4:30 and 6 p.m.
Woodville Eagle Baseball JV and Varsity teams will begin their season at home on Monday, February 6 playing Silsbee at 4:30 and 6 p.m. and will then travel to Kountze on Friday, February 10 for games at 4:30 and 6 p.m.