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Falcons down Tors 2-1

Photo courtesy of Gary Lee

TOP ASSISTANT--Senior Preston Phillips (21) delivered a pair of solid passes to tally an assist on both of the Falcon goals scored by junior Adam Hetzinger. The pair combined for two quick goals just three minutes apart late in the second half to secure a 2-1 win over Hammond.



From Staff Reports
The Saint Thomas Aquinas Falcons won the Hammond City bragging rights getting a pair of second-half goals by junior striker Adam Hetzinger to score a 2-1 win over the visiting Tornadoes. The Falcons entered the contest ranked 8th in Division IV, . . . more »

   

Falcons down Tors 2-1

Photo courtesy of Gary Lee

TOP ASSISTANT--Senior Preston Phillips (21) delivered a pair of solid passes to tally an assist on both of the Falcon goals scored by junior Adam Hetzinger. The pair combined for two quick goals just three minutes apart late in the second half to secure a 2-1 win over Hammond.



From Staff Reports
The Saint Thomas Aquinas Falcons won the Hammond City bragging rights getting a pair of second-half goals by junior striker Adam Hetzinger to score a 2-1 win over the visiting Tornadoes. The Falcons entered the contest ranked 8th in Division IV, . . . more »

   

Amite boys, girls win openers

(Caleb Lay/Daily Star)

BOXING OUT -- Kentwood's Carliesha Burns (left) and Amite's Whitley Franklin battle under the basket for a rebound.



Both Amite basketball teams won the first games of the Tangipahoa Parish Basketball tournament Wednesday, December 13. The Lady Warriors beat Kentwood 56-29, and the Warriors downed Sumner 50-34.
Coming off a double-overtime win against Mandeville the night before . . . more »

   

Amite beats Mandeville in second OT

Caleb Lay/Daily Star

THROUGH CONTACT -- Amite's Alesia Jackson (33, in white) takes a shot while absorbing contact from a Mandeville defender.



It appeared the Amite Lady Warriors held victory firmly in their grasp up three points while Mandeville had just seconds to try to tie it up, but Samantha Tronosco foiled Amite's win in overtime by hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the contest to a seco . . . more »

   

STA knocks off undefeated Riverside

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

FIERCE FALCON - Senior Mia Milton looks around a Riverside Academy defender Tuesday night in the first half of the Falcons' nondistrict game.



St. Thomas Aquinas tallied a big non-district win Tuesday night at home with a 61-44 win against the previously unbeaten Riverside Academy.
"This game was a very important win for us," said St. Thomas coach Melanie Kramer. "We came out ready to take over from the g . . . more »

   

Kentwood girls win rivalry

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

LEADING THE WAY -- Je'Learia Hill led Kentwood's girls team with 20 points against Sumner Monday night.



By J.d. Summerlin
Daily Star Sports Editor
sports@hammondstar.com
With the Tangipahoa tournament just around the corner, Jewel Sumner and Kentwood renewed their rivalry in Kentwood's gym Monday night.
The Kentwood girls created turnovers and made plays to grab the . . . more »