Region XIV hoop coaches tab Navarro 4th in East Zone

Navarro Basketball was a fourth-place pick in the East Zone by league coaches Tuesday when preseason polls were released at the 21st Annual Region XIV Conference Media Tipoff in Athens.

Here are the coaches polls, including first-place ballots in parentheses and total voting points.

EAST ZONE
1. TVCC (8) 80
2. Tyler (3) 75
3. Panola (1) 66
4. Navarro 44
5. Kilgore (1) 41
6. Paris 30
7. BPCC 28

SOUTH ZONE
1. Blinn (6) 68
2. Jacksonville (5) 58
2. Lamar-PA (2) 58
4. Lee 35
5. Angelina 29
6. Coastal Bend 25

Coach Michael Landers’ Bulldogs open their season at Lewis Orr Court in The Wolens Special Events Center on Friday, Nov. 2, against Dallas Diesel. Navarro dedicates Lewis Orr Court on Saturday, Nov. 3, during halftime of its 4 pm game with Creating Young Minds (CYM) Academy.