Tigers’ playoff hopes still alive despite losses Posted in: Sports The Smithville Tigers faced off against their two arch rivals last week: The Caldwell Hornets and the La Grange Leopards.Between the girls and the boys teams, Smithville went 1-3. Despite a couple tough losses, both teams are still in playoff position, each ranking fourth in district standings.The lone victory for Smithville basketball came on Tuesday, Jan. 17, as the boys hosted the Hornets. The Tigers executed on both ends of the court and won convincingly, 59-44.On the same night, the Lady Tigers traveled to take on Caldwell. A strong second quarter propelled the Lady Hornets to a 30-13 lead going ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!