The Roxton boys basketball team placed two athletes on the District 23-A All-District First-Team, as recently decided by the league’s coaches.
The Roxton boys golf team won the District 23-A championship this past week, qualifying them for the Class A Region III tournament at Legend’s Golf Course in Stephenville on Monday and Tuesday.
The fans got their money’s worth when the Roxton Lions and No. 15 Campbell Indians met in the Class A Region II regional quarterfinal on Tuesday at Sulphur Springs High School.
Having an opportunity to advance to the regional tournament is exciting for any school, regardless of the opponent.
These are the five candidates for the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week award, which is based on performance from the past week. Voting is closed. The winner will be announced on Thursday.
Roxton was in danger of collapsing.
Five Red River Valley boys basketball teams have one win in the playoffs.
The big-game experience and late poise was on full display Tuesday night for Roxton, as a late fourth quarter run propelled the Lions to a 59-46 victory over Saltillo in a Class A Region III bi-district championship in Cooper.
The journey to the Alamodome begins tonight.