By Jana Rayburn
The Chester Lady Jackets started off the season with a tough loss against the Hull Daisetta Lady Bobcats last Tuesday night. Coach Cory Hines was pleased with their efforts, as the Lady Jackets played the game with only five girls.
The Lady Jackets competed in the Apple Springs tournament last weekend, and went one for one, with a loss to Zavalla and a big win over the Groveton Lady Indians junior varsity.
The Lady Jackets will play at home on Tuesday, Dec. 17 against the Apple Springs Lady Eagles. Game time is 5 p.m.
The Chester Yellowjacket boys also competed in the Apple Springs tournament. The Jackets lost the first game to Apple Springs, then came back later that day to defeat Centerville’s junior varsity team.
The Jackets will play in the Kennard tournament on Dec. 12-14. The boys will get the tournament started with a game against the Kennard Tigers on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.
The Jackets will be at home on Tuesday, Dec. 17 as they host the Good Samaritan Fred Hornets. The game will get started around 6:30 p.m., or after the conclusion of the girls’ game.
Junior High Basketball
The Chester Junior High girls’ basketball team defeated the Spurger Lady Pirates last week in Spurger. The boys’ team lost the game to Spurger.
Both the girls’ and boys’ teams will be at home on Monday, December 16 as they host the High Island Cardinals. The girls’ game will begin at 5 p.m., with the boys’ game to follow.