Archive - Feb 7, 2012 - Sports Article
After trailing by 19 points with eight minutes to go, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen put together a couple of late runs to get to within ten with three minutes remaining. Unfortunately, a comeback wasnâ€™t meant to be as the Howard College Red Hawks did a good job at the free throw line in the final minute to hang on for a 68-55 win in WJCAC action.
The Red Hawks appeared to be on the verge of taking control of the game early by building a 17-28 lead with just over three minutes to go in the first half.
After playing to a 30-30 tie at halftime, the Howard College Lady Red Hawks used a 17-2 run to start the second half to defeat the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen 65-49 in WJCAC action.
The Lady Plainsmen were deadly from behind the three point line in the first half, nailing six three pointers. But in the second half, the outside shots cooled off for Frank Phillips, while the Lady Hawks took advantage of second change scoring opportunities of off offensive rebounds to start pulling away for the win.
On Friday. the Borger Varsity Tennis Team competed in Amarillo in the Palo Duro Tournament against most of the 4A teams in the region and held their own really well.
Winning the consolation brackets were: Alix Whitworth and Abbie Madden in Mixed Doubles, and Ariel Sanders in Girls Singles.
In the girls doubles the team of Lindsey Murley and Casandra Fonseca won their bracket.
In mixed doubles, the team of Britt Snipes and Jared Anderson won their first and second round matches before losing in the semi-finals to the tournament champion team from Randall High School.