KTRE River Rivalry just one week away

By Jeff Awtrey and Whitney Grunder

CHIRENO, TX (KTRE)- Exactly one week away, is the big KTRE River Rivalry match-up.

KTRE visited the other side of the river, and spoke with the Nacogdoches County girls about their excitement.

"It should be more competition so I'm really excited about it because we get to see what everybody else has to showcase," said Chelsea Leeder for Nacogdoches High.

"We're going to show that Nacogdoches County has a lot of talent and that we can do pretty good," said Shana Thompson, playing for Douglas High.

"I like to win, so does everybody else. So we'll just do the best we can," said Chireno High's Lisa Anthony.

The basketball game, to be held April 22 at the Angelina College's Shands Gym, will pit the best seniors in Angelina County against the best seniors in Nacogdoches County in a girls game at 6 p.m. and a boys game at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at $4. If you buy them at the door, tickets at $5. Kids four years and younger get in for free.

Tickets for the game can be purchased at the following locations:

Lufkin: Angelina College Athletic office.

Central Heights: Mower Man.

Chireno: Capital One Bank.

Cushing: 7th Street Grocery.

Diboll: Brookshire Brothers.

Douglass: Douglass Corner Store and Cafe.

Garrison: Garrison in the News.

Hudson: Hudson Convenience Stop.

Huntington: City Hall.

Nacogdoches: Department of Parks and Recreation.

Pollok: KTRE.

Woden: Country Buds and Stems.

Zavalla: Coleman's.

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