Junior High sports fall seasons winding down

The schedule of games in the 2023 fall season for local Junior High schools are beginning to wind down, especially in basketball where by the end of the week both Quitman and Weston will see their season come to a close. 

Highlighting the remaining basketball games will be the final edition of the 2023 Parish Rivalry between Quitman and Weston Junior High Schools. That contest will be played on September 26th at Quitman, with Weston opening the weeks play by hosting Cedar Creek on Monday, Sept. 25th. Quitman will close out their season on Thursday, September 28th when they host Simsboro, while Weston will finish up by hosting Claiborne Christian on Thursday and traveling to Dodson for the season final on Friday, Sept. 29th

There are still several games left on the football season schedule at Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School but even that has reached the half-way point with only three or possibly four games left to be played. JHMS is slated to host Cedar Creek on Tuesday, Sept. 26th followed by another home game against D’Arbonne Woods on Oct. 3rd. A third straight home game will be played on Oct. 10 when Lincoln Prep comes to town setting up a possible rematch at L-Prep at a date and time to be determined.

Remaining Junior High Fall Schedule

Sept. 25 Basketball (G&B) Weston Cedar Creek 5:00 pm
Sept. 26 Basketball (G&B) Quitman Weston 5:00 pm
Sept. 26 Football JHMS Cedar Creek 5:30 pm
Sept. 28 Basketball (G&B) Quitman Simsboro 5:00 p,
Sept. 28 Basketball (G&B) Weston Claiborne Christian 4:30 pm
Sept. 29 Basketball (G&B) Dodson Weston 4:00 pm
Oct. 3rd Football JHMS D’arbonne Woods 5:30 p,
Oct. 10 Football JHMS Lincoln Prep 5:30 pm
TBA Football Lincoln Prep JHMS TBA

Junior High recap of games

Weston 7 Choudrant 4 (6th/7th grade girls basketball): Teegan hall scored four points, Tessa Reeves hit a basket and Marcela Gonzalez added a free throw to lift the WJH 6th and 7th grade girls team to the low scoring victory. Choudrant was led by two points each from Harper Foust and Sadie Collinsworth. 

Weston 12 Choudrant 8 (girls basketball): The lid stayed on the basket for both teams when for the junior high girls game with Weston taking the squeaker to improve to 13-5 on the year. Carly Jo Griffin and Carlynn Waters once again led the way as they have all season, scoring five points each with Gracie Gray chipping in with a basket. Kami Young scored four points to lead Choudrant with Lila Marquette and Avery Milstead tallying two each.

Choudrant 56 Weston 10 (boys basketball) The Aggies continued to prove they are the best junior high team in the area with the dominating victory. Malachi Harris scored four to lead the Wolves, followed by Dawson Griffin with three, A.J. Woodard scored two and Remy Kennard hit a free throw to round out the scoring for Weston. 

Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School remains searching for their first victory of the 2023 football campaign after falling to Winnfield by a 16-0 margin and 24-12 to Cedar Creek over the past two weeks. Channing Gray and Braylen Jones had TD receptions of 65 and 68 yards respectively against the Cougars with King Campbell throwing for both and 150 yards passing. 


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