Lee, JT, Gorman and Grace hosting games
It will be a busy basketball night in the Rose City on Friday.
The Tyler Lee Red Raiders, the John Tyler Lady Lions, along with Bishop Gorman and Grace Community will be hosting games on the hardwood.
At Lee, the Red Raiders will meet Rockwall (1-1) at the REL Varsity Gymnasium. The Red Raiders are 9-13 overall and 0-2 in District 11-6A play. Freshmen games are set for 5 and 6:30 p.m. in the "K" gym with the JV (5:30 p.m.) and varsity (7 p.m.) in the "P" gym.
The Lady Raiders (19-4, 3-1) will be on the road at Rockwall (15-5, 4-0) with the varsity game set for 6:30 p.m.
The JT Lady Lions (9-9, 1-3) will meet Longview (17-7, 1-3) at the Boulter Middle School Gym. The freshmen (auxiliary gym) and JV (main gym) games are set for 5 p.m. with the varsity slated to start at 6:30 p.m.
The Lions (9-10, 0-2) will be on the road at Longview (15-4, 1-1) with varsity play scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Lobo Coliseum.
There will be girls and boys doubleheaders both at Gorman and Grace. All Saints is visiting Gorman, while Bullard Brook Hill is visiting Grace. The girls games are set for 6 p.m., followed by the boys at 8 p.m. at both campuses.
TJC men at Lee College for conference game
The No. 22 Tyler Junior College Apaches return to Region XIV basketball play on Friday at Lee College in Baytown.
Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on The Team 92.1-FM radio.
TJC is 12-1 on the season and 2-1 in conference, while the Rebels are 7-7 and 1-2.
Other league games on Friday include: Panola (8-5, 1-2) at Lamar State-Port Arthur (6-7, 0-3), 6 p.m.; Trinity Valley (12-2, 3-0) at Jacksonville (11-3, 1-2), 7 p.m.; Navarro (11-2, 2-1) at Angelina (9-5, 1-2), 7 p.m.; Bossier Parish (10-3, 3-0) at San Jacinto (8-5, 1-2), 7 p.m.; Kilgore (9-3, 1-2) at Blinn (9-3, 1-2), 7 p.m.; and Paris (13-0, 3-0) at Coastal Bend (6-4, 1-2), 7 p.m.
The Apaches will have three games next week, including two at home — 7 p.m. Monday vs. Blinn and 4 p.m. Jan. 13 vs. Coastal Bend. On Wednesday, TJC travels to San Jacinto for a 7 p.m. contest.
The Apache Ladies (8-6, 2-2) return to conference on Saturday, traveling to Kilgore to meet the Lady Rangers (9-4, 3-1) at Masters Gymnasium. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.
Other women's games on Saturday include: Jacksonville (9-3, 3-2) at Coastal Bend (3-12, 0-4), noon; Blinn (7-7, 1-4) at Paris (7-7, 1-2), 2 p.m.; San Jacinto (11-5, 2-3) at Angelina (12-2, 4-0), 2 p.m.; and Trinity Valley (13-1, 3-1) at Bossier Parish (6-9, 2-3), 2 p.m.