by Debby Harrison
The Woodville eighth grade boys' basketball team lost to Central Heights 59-21 in their last away game of the year on Thursday, February 9. According to Coach Jason Drake, the kids fought hard and never gave up. "They came a long way this year. I am really proud of them," he said. Though the Eagles did not win, the season ended on a high point as Delante' Barclay hit a Buzzer Beater Basket as time expired.
The Woodville seventh grade boys basketball team also traveled Central Heights on February 9, but they came back to win 33-30, after being down 12-17 at the half. This left these Eagles with an undefeated season and the district championship. Congratulations, Eagles!
Congratulations to the seventh grade Lady Eagles Basketball Teams on a great season. After a hard-fought and well-executed game at home on Thursday, February 9, the Lady Eagles gave the Central Heights Lady Devils their first district loss in a 28-21 Eagle victory. In their first match-up, previously in the season, the Lady Devils defeated the Eagles by a score of 22-23, which was the Lady Eagles' only district loss. The Lady Eagles overall record is 13-2, with a district record of 9-1. Thursday's victory gave the Lady Eagles the right to share the District Championship with the Lady Dragons.
Seventh grade A team members are Chelsea Sargrent, Shelby Mixon, Bethany Mitchell, Gracin McCollum, Haley Briers, Madison Mahaffey, Hilary Mitchell, Jordan Ogden,Raven Perkins, Alexis Wigley, Baylee Battise, and Bailey Stewart.
The eighth grade Lady Eagles ended up with a season record of 12-3 and a district record of 8-2, with the two district losses coming from Central Heights. This gave the Eagles sole possession of second place in the District behind Central Heights in first place. Congratulations, Lady Eagles!
Eighth grade A team members included Antwanette Martin, Shawnacey Williams, Karlea Greaff, Mika Maxwell, Crailee Battise, Halie Tullos,
Brittany Allvord, Keyara Williams, Crailyn McNeal, Madison Hennigan, Avery Tolar, Makala Kibble, and Alexis West.
The Woodville Tennis Team went to Beaumont on Friday, February 10 to play in the Lamar University Invitational Tennis Tournament. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate, and the tournament was rained out. This is the second consecutive tournament this year that has been rained out. The tennis team will travel to Lufkin next for tennis play on Friday, February 24.
The Woodville JV and Varsity baseball teams hosted Silsbee for scrimmage games on Tuesday, February 7. These baseball teams will next host Colmesneil on Friday, February 17 beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The Woodville JV and Varsity softball teams hosted LCM for scrimmage games on Tuesday, February 7. These Varsity softball team will next play in Beaumont over Thursday-Saturday, February 16-18. The JV softball team will next play at home against Beaumont Kelly on Monday, February 20 with a start time of 4:30 p.m.
The Woodville Eagles Track Season will begin soon with its first meet scheduled for Monday, February 27 in Newton.