Tigers 7-on-7 team goes 2-1 in tourney

LOEWE DOWN—Rockdale's Lance Loewe's team ATX out of Austin won its bracket in the NBA division of The Great American Shootout at Reed Arena on the campus of Texas A&M. ATX defeated Houston Gold in OT 5755 in the first round with Loewe scoring three points. ATX defeated San Antonio Flight in the next round and Loewe had 20 points and was 4-for-7 from the 3-point line. In the finals, ATX defeated Corpus Christi John Paul 71-61 with Loewe pumping in 17 points on 3-of-6 accuracy from the arc. LOEWE DOWN—Rockdale's Lance Loewe's team ATX out of Austin won its bracket in the NBA division of The Great American Shootout at Reed Arena on the campus of Texas A&M. ATX defeated Houston Gold in OT 5755 in the first round with Loewe scoring three points. ATX defeated San Antonio Flight in the next round and Loewe had 20 points and was 4-for-7 from the 3-point line. In the finals, ATX defeated Corpus Christi John Paul 71-61 with Loewe pumping in 17 points on 3-of-6 accuracy from the arc. NAVA SOTA—The Rockdale Tiger 7-on-7 football team played in the Navasota Tournament on Saturday, going 2-1.

Hitchcock 39

dale 32—Joe Sanders starte d at quar- terback a nd Justin Elliott caught two touchdowns and one extra point, Derrick Mynar and Daniel Brooks each with a TD and Brandon Gibbs scored one TD and one extra point.

Rockdale 33, Houston Second Baptist 12—With Sanders at quarterback, Elliott caught one touchdown and one extra point, Gibbs hauled in a one TD, Tyler Wright intercepted pass and ran back for touchdown and caught another TD pass.

Terrell Dixon had one extra point. Wright had a TD pass to Sanders and Sanders had extra point.

Houston Baptist quarterback Conner Wood has committed to Texas.

Rockda le 28, Cameron 13—Elliott snagged three touchdown passes from Sanders, Gibbs one TD and extra point, Dixon completed a 2-point conversion and Mynar had one extra point. Elliott had one interception.

Pool results: Rockdale 2-1, Houston Baptist 2-1, Hitchcock 2-1, Cameron 0-3. Hitchcock advances to state tournament because of more total points scored.

Next tournament is Saturday in Normangee.

The state tournament is Thursday and Friday July 9-10 at Penberthy Fields at Texas A&M.


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