It appeared the Apaches did not eat too much turkey for Thanksgiving.

Tyler Junior College, paced by Kwinton Hinson’s 23 points, rolled to a 74-52 win over Irving CYM on Friday afternoon at Wagstaff Gymasium.

TJC (7-0) had two other players in double figures - Jaqwan McCauley (15) and Eden Ewing (13).

Ezekiel Lacey (12) and Moustatha Diene (11) led Creative Young Minds, a prep school.

TJC opens Region XIV play on Wednesday, traveling to meet Lamar State-Port Arthur. The Apaches return home on Dec. 3 to meet Angelina College in a 4 p.m. tipoff.

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Tyler 74, CYM 52

CYM-Ezekiel Lacey, 12; Todd Cash, 6; Abraham Davalos, 3; Moustatha Diene, 11; Elijah Ifejeh, 7; Aramni Zayas, 6; Javon Juarez, 4; Cedric Hornbuckle, 3.

TYLER-Will Brooks, 3; Jaqwan McCauley, 15; Brian Warren, 2; Kwinton Hinson, 23; Desmond Balentine, 4; Davante Cooper, 5; TiAndre Jackson, 2; Eden Ewing, 13; Alassane Seck, 2; Trenton Sandifer, 2; Tajuan Agee, 3.

THREE POINT GOALS-CYM: Lacey (4), Cash (2), Davalos, Zayas (2), Hornbuckle. TJC: Hinson (3), Ewing (2), Agee.

HALFTIME SCORE-Tyler 38-29.

RECORDS-Tyler 7-0.

NEXT UP-Tyler at Lamar State-Port Arthur, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

No. 16 TJC Apache Ladies 78, Collin County 72

PLANO - Sky’lynn Holmes hit for 24 points as the No. 16 Tyler Junior College Apache Ladies scored a 78-72 win over Collin County in the Collin Women’s Basketball Classic on Friday.

TJC (6-1) will play Seminole State (Oklahoma) in the Classic at noon Saturday. Nautica Grant and Antionette Shrepee added 14 and 12 points, respectively.

Former John Tyler standout Ashtyn Beal had 23 for the Lady Cougars, while former Robert E. Lee star Tree Brooks added 5.

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No. 16 Tyler 78, Collin 72

Tyler 17 27 19 15 - 78

Collin 14 22 15 21 - 72

TYLER-Nautica Grant, 14; Lakendra Bassett, 6; De’Janie Graves, 0; Jordan Towery, 9; Erin Smith, 3; Antionette Shrepee, 12; Ashley Clayborn, 0; Catherine Okwilagwe, 1; Sky’lynn Holmes, 24; Erykah Campbell, 0; Victoria Blankenship, 9.

COLLIN-Karah Sicurella, 5; Asia Davis, 9; Tree Brooks, 5; Zhanae Whitney, 9; Asia Willard, 8; Ashtyn Beal, 23.

THREE POINT GOALS-TJC: Grant (3). CC:

RECORDS-Tyler 6-1. Collin 5-3.

NEXT UP-Tyler vs. Seminole State (Oklahoma), noon Saturday at Plano; Kilgore at Collin, 2 p.m. Saturday.

 
 

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