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Clarksville — After suffering a two-point road loss at the hands of the Maud Cardinals Tuesday, the Clarksville Blue Tigers pulled back in to a first place tie with the James Bowie Pirates on Friday, winning an overtime home thriller, 53-46. The win leaves both teams with 4-1 district record…

The Clarksville Lady Tigers shook off a slow start, then moved on to post a convincing 55-23 home district win over the James Bowie Lady Pirates on Friday in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym. With the win the Lady Tigers now own a 6-1 district record with three league games remaining. 

Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s Clarksville Blue Tigers suffered their first district loss Tuesday, falling 48-46 in a thriller. The defeat drops the Tigers to a 3-1 league record with the first round of league action scheduled to end for the Tigers in the Clarksville gym Friday night, when the James Bowie Pirates travel to Clarksville.

Maud, TEXAS ­— After dropping a heartbreaking 47-44 game to the district front running Rivercrest Lady Rebels on Friday night in road action, coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers bounced back Tuesday night, turning back the Maud Lady Cardinals by a 45-32 score.

In a game that turned out to be very exciting from start to finish, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels seized command of the District 16-2-A race, claiming a thrilling 47-44 league win over the Clarksville Lady Tigers to improve to a perfect 5-0 district record, as the first round of league play ended. Clarksville slips to 4-1 in district play.

When rivals Clarksville and Rivercrest boys basketball teams meet in a district ballgame, you can throw out the records and district standings, because the contest is usually going to be very competitive and exciting. On Friday night in the Rivercrest Rebels gym, that assumption certainly held true, as the Rebels refused to be pushed away until the Tigers created some distance in the final quarter. The Tigers went on to turn back the Rebels and win by a 50-46 score. The victory leaves the Tigers perfect in district play with a 3-0 record, while Rivercrest (0-3) is still in search of the first league win. Clarksville now stands at 11-9 overall, while Rivercrest is 8-14.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers continued their dominance in district play, running away from the Detroit Eagles by an overpowering 78-24 score in home action Tuesday night. With the win the Tigers league record now stands at 2-0. Clarksville is 10-9 overall. Detroit falls to 0-2 in district play.

Coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers remained unbeaten in district play holding off the Detroit Lady Eagles 43-35 in a thriller played in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym in Clarksville on Tuesday night. The win lifts Clarksville to a 4-0 district mark as the Lady Tigers now turn their focus to their road district showdown Friday with the Rivercrest Lady Rebels at 6 p.m. Detroit now owns a 2-2 district record.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers enjoyed a height advantage in their district opener at home Friday against the Harts Bluff Bulldogs. So, the Bulldogs came out stroking three-point bombs, and built a 15-6 advantage with 2:15 remaining in the first period. However, coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s troops did not panic, and finally pulled to withing 18-16 to end the period, when senior guard Nikereion Marcy scored on a baseline drive. The Tigers then moved on to produce a convincing performance, winning the game 70-42.

The Clarksville Lady Tigers continued the district win streak, at home on Friday night by hammering the Harts Bluff Lady Bulldogs by a 57-21 margin to improve to a perfect 3-0 in league play.

Coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers improved their district record to 2-0 by posting a 63-25 road win over the James Bowie Lady Pirates on Tuesday.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers final game prior to the start of district play resulted in a road loss Friday night, as Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s team fell hard, losing to the Liberty- Eylau Leopards by a 77-60 margin. With the win the Leopards improve their season record to 11-1, while Clarksville now owns an 8-9 mark.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers exited their final basketball tournament of the season with a split as Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s team left the Mount Pleasant-Chapel Hill basketball event, which ran December 8 to 10, winning two of their four ball games.

A lethal dose of Clarksville freshman point guard Keileigh Edwards in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym Tuesday night, turned out to be too much for the Prairiland Lady Patriots to overcome, as the Lady Tigers defeated Prairiland 45-36.

The two-day 2nd Annual Clarksville Tigers Thanksgiving Classic on Friday and Saturday in the Clarksville Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym was a successful event, organizers said. The event featured eight teams and seven games over two day. Action on Saturday concluded with the Idabel junior varisty along with Prairiland, Jacksonville and Longview all claiming wins.

The 2nd Annual Clarksville Tigers Thanksgiving Classic will take place in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym in Clarksville Friday and Saturday. The two-day event will showcase eight basketball teams, with five varsity squads involved along with three junior varsity teams.

It was a tale of two halves when the Clarksville Blue Tigers traveled to Pattonville to meet the Prairiland Patriots in the Tigers season opener Friday night. The Blue Tigers dominated the first half, but their are two halves in all basketball games, and the second half belonged to the Patriots, as Coach Steven Weddle's team erased a 26-12 Clarksville halftime advantage to storm back for a 49-39 home victory. The win improves the Patriots to 1-1, while the Tigers are 0-1.

Led by the play of Bayleigh George, Caylee Conley and Faith McGuire, the Cooper Dogettes used a huge run in the third quarter to break a game wide open that was tied 22-22 at the half, then went on to post a convincing 53-39 win over the Clarksville Lady Tigers in second day morning action at the Saltillo High School girls basketball tournament that ran through Saturday. With the win Cooper moves the season record to 4-2, while the Lady Tigers slip to 1-2.