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Rusk clips Hornets, 68-66

Playoff run The Lady Hornets lost in the final seconds of their Class 4A regional quarterfinal matchup with Rusk. Josie Boyd, Allaiya Jones and Alayna Washington all had solid final games. Jones, a junior, scored 24 points. Boyd had 10 points and Washington added nine points as the primary scorers. Photo by Mark Goodson

Rusk clips Hornets, 68-66

Gatesville made an emotional comeback Tuesday in the Class 4A regional quarterfinals against the Rusk Eagles.

Lady Eagles fall short

Katie Snoddy scores five against Brookesmith.

Lady Eagles fall short

Jonesboro senior Hannah Wilson closed her basketball career at Jonesboro with a 26-point, 12-rebound effort Tuesday in the team’s 58-52 loss to Brookesmith at Hamilton. The senior made five 3-pointers and was six of seven on free throw chances.

Hornets fire up in fourth

Playoff intensity Caitlin Chacon puts up a good fight for the ball against Chasity Culpepper Tuesday in the Class 4A bi-district playoffs at Glen Rose High School.They faced Carthage in the area round with a berth in the regional quarterfinals on the line. Photo by Mark Goodson

Hornets fire up in fourth

Igniting the fire Ainsley Warren starts a break for the Hornets Tuesday in a 61-38 win. Warren was one of eight Hornets to score. She nailed a 3-pointer in the third quarter. Photo by Mark Goodson

Hornets fire up in fourth

Double-figure scoring Alayna Washington lines up a free throw for part of her 15 points Tuesday in a bi-district win over Waxahachie Life. The Lady Hornets outscored the Lady Mustangs, 21-8, in the fourth quarter. Photo by Mark Goodson

Hornets fire up in fourth

Gatesville coach Ryan Ocheskey said the closing half the Lady Hornets displayed against Waxahachie Life is just what the team needs for a long run in the playoffs.

Cherokee rallies to beat Evant

Active guard J.J. Harrison drives through the lane against Cherokee in a boys’ regular season game Friday. Evant closes the regular season out with a Tuesday game against Cranfills Gap. A win clinches a playoff spot. Photo by Mark Goodson

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Cherokee rallies to beat Evant

Evant is coming down to the wire for a chance to make the Class A boys’ basketball playoffs.

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