Archive - Feb 2012 - Sports Article
On Friday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles started out slow and not up to par against a feisty Bushland Lady Falcon team. It was a fight from tipoff with a lot of physical rough-housing.
The Lady Eagles managed to keep their lead throughout the first quarter, in a pretty well even match with Sanford-Fritch on top 14-12.
To start the second quarter, Sanford-Fritch came out a little sluggish and let the Lady Falcons sneak back in with a 10-4 run, helping Bushland take the lead at halftime, 25-22.
The West Texas Comanches saw any hope of a playoff appearance go up in smoke last night. The Tribe hosted the Canadian Wildcats on Senior night in the final District game between the two schools due to realignment. The Comanches kept pace with the Wildcats in the first quarter, but Canadianâ€™s defense held WT to single digit scoring in the second and third quarter to easily win the game 52-34.
On Friday evening, the Dalhart Lady Wolves outscored the Borger Lady Bulldogs 12-0 in the second period on their way to the 53-30 win in District 1-3A play.
The Lady Bulldogs played tough in the first half, but offensive woes kept the team scoreless in the second period, allowing Dalhart to build a 5-23 lead at halftime.
The Lady Bulldogs came out playing better in the second half, but the deficit proved to be more than the team could overcome.
The West Texas Comanches gave it their best shot, and it was certainly much better than the last time the two teams met. It was Senior night at Comanches gym, and the Lady Tribe battled the stronger, taller Canadian Wildcats, but they were too much to handle as WT lost 55-28. With the new realignment, looks like this will be the last District contest between the two teams as Canadian will be moving up to 2A next year.
On Friday night, the Sanford-Fritch Eagles met for the second time against a tough Bushland team. Quick and good shooting helped the Falcons pull ahead early. Sanford-Fritch stayed fairly close in matchup in the first quarter only trailing 14-6. The constant run-n-gun offense of the Falcons was tough to manage when Sanford-Fritch shots wouldnâ€™t fall. Bushland began to then develop a big lead by halftime 29-8.
Tonight, the Borger Bulldogs (1-4, 10-15 ) and West Texas High Comanches (2-5, 18-10) will try to keep their basketball playoff hopes alive in district action.
The Bulldogs travel north to take on the Dalhart Golden Wolves (4-1, 17-9) in District 1-3A action beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Going into tonight, the Bulldog sit one game behind the Pampa Harvesters for the third playoff spot in the district race with four games to go.
On Thursday morning the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the 2012-14 district alignments for football and basketball.
The realignment brings some new district foes for all three Hutchinson County high schools.
In perhaps the worst kept secret in regards to realignment in the area over the past couple of months, Amarillo River Road made the move up to be a part of District 1-3A with Borger, Dalhart, Pampa and Perryton.
On Wednesday morning, three Borger football players officially signed their letters of intent to play football at the collegiate level.
Dustin Clark signed to play for the University of North Texas in Denton, while Terrance Brown and Miles McKinney signed on to play for Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark.
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles jumped off to take the early lead and never gave it up. A lot of heart showed big for these boys, Tuesday night. This was a big win for the Eagles.
Senior Hunter Cunningham came back to lineup after a thumb injury. This addition seemed to boost the Eagles to a much needed win. First quarter had the slump shooting Lynx falling behind the Eagles 8-3 at quarter.
In the second quarter, sophomore Monty Field had big three pointer to spark the crowd and Eagles. Great put-backs by Junior Trey Henry left the Eagles still ahead at half 21-11.
PAMPA-On Tuesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs started the second round of District 1-3A play in Pampa taking on longtime rivals the Pampa Harvesters. Borger defeated the Harvesters in overtime in the district opener, so the Bulldogs knew the Harvesters were going to come out ready to even the season series.
After trailing by 20 points with six minutes to go, the Bulldogs caught on fire late to pull to within five points with 2:30 on the clock.