Sports

Yeguas defeat Snook in county rivalry

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The Somerville Yeguas had a big week, starting with a 47-42 home win over county rival Snook on Tuesday and continuing with a 66- 40 road win on Friday against Burton. Against Snook, the Yeguas had all of their players back after struggling with illnesses and injury for most of the year.

Lady Hornets beat Rockdale 47-37

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The Lady Hornets got their first District 19-3A win this season, beating Rockdale on the road last Tuesday night 47-37. Ja’Asia Mathis led Caldwell in scoring with 24 points.

Tittle, Reed win gold at Troy Powerlifting

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Garrett Tittle and Addison Reed won gold for Caldwell at the Troy Invitational Powerlifting Meet on Saturday. Tittle placed first in the boys’ 308-pound weight class with a total lift of 1,215 pounds -- 475 pounds in the squat, 335 pounds in the bench press and 405 pounds in the dead lift.

Lady Jays win first round of girls’ county showdown

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The Lady Jays controlled both ends of the court during their rivalry game against the Lady Yeguas in Somerville last Tuesday night, winning 44-8. After beating both Somerville and Mumford last week, Snook improved to 16-3 for the season and 4-0 in District 26-2A.

Sports Corner

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PACKERS WIN IT -- Aaron Rodgers has been waiting for a long time to take the Green Bay Packers to the NFC title game, and his dream came true after a 32-18 lopsided win over the Los Angeles Rams in the first NFL contest of the weekend on Saturday.

Hornet golf teams place first at Thrall Tourney

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The Caldwell Hornets boys and girls golf teams placed first in December at the Thrall Invitational Tournament. The Lady Hornets placed first with a score of 365, and Hannah Blaha was top medalist for the tournament with a score of 86.

Mumford falls to Lady Jays 48-28

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After a dominating 17-4 first quarter, the Lady Jays coasted to a 20-point victory at home against Mumford last Friday, beating the Lady Bulldogs 48-28. Snook was led in scoring by senior Avery Kovar with 15 points, hitting two three-pointers and shooting 100 percent from the free throw line.

Bluejays battle in 56-55 road loss to Mumford

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The Snook Bluejays improved their shot selection and overall play last Friday while rallying in a 56-55 road loss to Mumford. The Bluejays, coming off a 47-42 road loss to rival Somerville, showed marked improvement and came back from an 11-point deficit to almost win it.