Six Apaches scored in double figures and Tyler Junior College scored a 102-50 victory over Northwestern State JV in a Sunday basketball matinee at Wagstaff Gymnasium.
Both Brandon Simmons and Andre Brooks were active on the boards as well as scoring.
Simmons, a 6-9 freshman forward from Harlem, New York, had a game-high 16 points. He also had eight boards.
Brooks, a 6-9 freshman forward from Atlanta, Georgia, added 14 points and led with nine rebounds.
Others in double-figure scoring for the Apaches were Jaqwuan McCauley (15), Kwinton Hinson (13), Aston Francis (13) and Cohen Desouza (10).
Dan Hazelwood led the Demons with 14 points, while Cody Cambre added 10 points.
The Apaches (7-2) return to Region XIV play on Wednesday against Coastal Bend College at Wagstaff Gymnasium. The women play at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m.
It will the Apaches’ final home game before the Christmas break. TJC plays at Lamar State-Port Arthur on Saturday. Tipoff is 4 p.m.
Tyler will play Houston Community College-Southwest during the Wagstaff Holiday Classic Tournament. The contest is set for 3 p.m. Dec. 30.
Tyler Junior College 102,
Northwestern State JV 50
NW STATE -Tanner Lee, 8; Jacob Siner, 8; Dan Hazelwood, 14; Calelon Powell, 6; Cody Cambre, 10; Kash Gantt, 4.
TYLER- Cohen Desouza, 10; Jaqwuan McCauley, 15; Darvin Johnson, 2; Kwinton Hinson, 13; TJ Thomas, 5; Ronnie Stacy, 5; Aston Francis, 13; Darryl Stewart, 6; Eden Ewing, 3; Arab Abdi, 0; Brandon Simmons, 16; Andre Brooks, 14.
THREE POINT GOALS-NWSJV: Powell, Lee (2), Siner (2), Cambre (2), Hazelwood (4). TJC: Desouza, Thomas, Simmons, McCauley, Hinson (3), Francis (3), Stewart (2).
HALFTIME SCORE - Tyler 49-23.
NEXT UP-Coastal Bend at Tyler, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.