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CALEB SHOOTS — Indian guard Caleb Ramsey (12) flies to basket for a shot against Elkhart Monday, Nov. 23.

— Courtesy Photo

Tribe falls to Elkhart

in action on Nov. 23 

The Frankston Indians varsity fell to the Elkhart Elks 40-34 Monday, Nov. 23 in their third non-district basketball game of the season.

The Indians are still trying to progress after a late beginning of basketball practice, as some of them were still active in the football playoffs as late as Nov. 12.

Leading scorer was Caleb Ramsey with 9 points. Cael Bruno had 7, Austin Carr and Isaiah Allen 5 each, K.J. Hawkins 4 and Kason Newport and Kaymon Davis with 2 points each.

The Indians will continue play on Tuesday, Dec. 1 when they journey to play Palestine Westwood. Action is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.

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Rusk Eagles defeat Indians Nov. 20

39-33 in second basketball contest

BATTLE AT BASKET — Frankston Junior Cael Bruno (22) contests with a Rusk defender at the basket Friday, Nov. 20.

— Courtesy Photo


The Frankston Indians varsity basketball team lost 39-33 to the Rusk Eagles Friday, Nov. 20 in their second non-district game of the season.

The Indians are now 0-2 for the season, having fallen in their opener 54-36 to Bullard.

The Rusk game comes in about a week after the Indian football team ended its season in in a bi-district game with Timpson and some of its players had to make the transition to basketball.

Leading scorer for the Indians was Caleb Ramsey with 9 points. K.J. Hawkins had 8 and Cael Bruno 7. Austin Carr scored 6 points and Isaiah Allen 3.

The Indians are scheduled to play Elkhart at the FHS gym Monday, Nov. 23. Junior varsity game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., followed by the varsity contest. games

CAEL SHOOTS — Junior Cael Bruno (22) puts up a shot against Bullard Tuesday, Nov. 17. He scored 17 points to lead Tribe scorers. — Courtesy Photo

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Indian varsity falls 

to Bullard by 54-36

The Frankston Indians varsity basketball team fell to the Bullard Panthers Tuesday, Nov. 17 in their season opener 54-36.

Some of the players had been involved in the football playoffs as late as Nov. 12 and had been working out for basketball for less than a week.

Leading scorer for the Indians was Cael Bruno with 17 points. Caleb Ramsey had 10, Isaiah Allen 5 and K.J. Hawkins and Tripp Hallmark each had  2 points.

Hawkins led in rebounds with 8. Bruno and Isaiah Allen each had 7 and Ramsey and Benton Allen each had 5. Ramsey had 6 assists,  Bruno 4 and Isaiah Allen 3. Isaiah Allen had 5 steals. 

— Statistics  from Coach Scotty Albritton

CALEB LAYUP —   At right, Caleb Ramsey (12) goes in for a layup against Bullard Tuesday, Nov. 17 in the season opener for the Frankston Indians varsity at the FHS gym. He scored 10 points and had 5 rebounds,

— Courtesy Photo

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Maidens’ ‘great shooting’ wins

over Palestine Westwood 69-11

The Frankston Maidens varsity Tuesday, Nov. 10 displayed great shooting as they defeated the Palestine Westwood Lady Panthers 66-11 in a non-district basketball contest at the FHS gym, according to a report by Coach Christi Coker.

The win gave the Maidens a 1-1 record in their second game of the 2020-21 season.

Scoring for the Maidens were Abbie Ramsey with 16 points and Tia Billingsley and Brianna Looney 10 each. Shay Hatton had 9 points. Maggie Caveness, Kelsey Sexton and Kaylee Davis had 6 each. Kelsey Loebig, TeallieTatum and Jacey Dillard had 2 each.

Caveness led in rebounds with 8 and Davis led with 6 assists..

Coach Coker said she is “looking forward to a great and exciting season as long as this COVID will stay away.

“This group of girls have a great attitude and work hard every day,” the coach said. “They are a joy to be around and coach.”

Coach Coker said the Maidens have a majority of last year’s team back. She said Ramsey, Tatum and Loebig are the seniors; Billingsley, Looney, Sexton and Caveness are returning juniors; Sophomore Ja’shalyn Hatton is back. New on the team is freshman Kaylee Davis, “who we expect great things from this year” and sophomore Jacey Dillard, “who will help us out at the post area,” the veteran Maiden coach and former FHS standout, said.

According to the coach, Martins Mill and LaPoynor are the favorites in district competition and Frankston, Kerens, Cayuga and Cross Roads will be competing to get into the Class AA playoffs. (Article with pictures HERE )

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Neches Lady Tigers defeat Blum 3-0

for state 1A volleyball title Nov. 21

  (Complete Article, with picture, HERE )

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All District Volleyball Honors

District 21

AA Teams • A Teams

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