CHS Sports Update, April 23


Due to potential severe weather today, the Nacogdoches vs. Riders baseball game has been canceled.  No make-up date to be played. The Riders are 11-0 in district with one game left in the regular season.


Center Roughriders Take 4-1 Victory Over Carthage
Center took home a 4-1 victory and the series sweep over Carthage on Friday night at The Horseshoe.
Carthage opened up scoring in the first inning, when Gunner Capps doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
The Riders pulled away for good with four runs in the fourth inning. Alejandro Flores singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and Logan Mitchell homered on a 2-1 count, scoring three runs.
Jaxon Covington got the win for Center. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out nine and walking one.
Austin Glaze took the loss for Carthage. He lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out five.
Tyler Fountain started the game for the Roughriders. He surrendered one run on one hit over two innings, striking out three.
Flores, Mitchell, Covington, Dalton Alexander, and Clay Snider each collected one hit to lead the Riders.
Dylan Leach led Carthage with two hits in three at bats.
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Girls Track

Regional Qualifiers:

  • Long Jump:  1st... Malashia Cartwright (Area Champion)
  • 400Relay:  3rd...Mekayla Cartwright, Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Malashia Cartwright
  • 800Relay:  3rd....Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Jakayla Weathered, Malashia Cartwright.

Other finishers:

  • 100m Dash:  Mekayla Cartwright, 7th
  • 800m Dash:  Allison Jones, 6th
  • 1600m Run:  Jessica Alvarado, 8th
  • 1600 Relay:  Patience Cherry, Anijah Harper, Malashia Cartwright, Millie Medina, (Jennifer Huichapa), 7th
  • Shot Put:  Alexandria Patton, 6th and MaKenzie Mireles, 8th

Boys Track

The Center boys finished 9th out of 11 teams at the area track meet.  Places are as follows:

  • 3200m Run:  Jacob Garcia (1st Place & Regional Qualifier), Jonathan Bustos (4th place & Regional Qualifier)
  • 1600m Run:  Jacob Garcia (1st place & Regional Qualifier)
  • 400m Relay:  Jamichael Weathered, Ja'Kedric Watts, Ja'Kadric Watts, Marques Hall (7th place)
  • 1600m Relay:  Ja'Kadric Watts, Alexis Lopez, Ja'Terious Evans, Jermaine Preston (7th place)

The 4A Region 2 Track Meet will be next Friday and Saturday on the campus of Texas A&M-Commerce

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