Archive - Mar 5, 2012 - Sports Article
On Friday and Saturday, golfers from 13 different schools took part in the Borger Boys Invitational Golf Tournament at the Phillips Golf Course and Borger Country Club.
In a pool of several 4A and 5A schools, the Borger A team made an impressive showing by finishing in third place overall with a team score of 619. Tyler Sosebee led the Borger A team shooting a 77-70-147
The Amarillo High A team took first place shooting 583, led by Hogan Hudgins who took first place overall in the tournament shooting a 69-70-139.
LAS VEGAS, N.M.-On Sunday, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen came away with a three game sweep over Luna Community College, 10-3, 13-9, 13-5.
In game one, Janelle Smith set the tone for the Lady Plainsmen by hitting a two-run home run in the first inning. In the sixth inning, Luna scored two runs to make it a 5-3 score. But the Lady Plainsmen responded by scoring five in the top of the seventh inning.
In game two and three the Lady Plainsmen continued to stay hot at the plate, while Cheyenne Ford and Ashley Abair led the team in the pitcherâ€™s circle.
Over the weekend, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen baseball team opened WJCAC play taking on the New Mexico Junior College Thunderbirds.
The T-Birds are known for having solid pitching and that was evident in the series, as the Plainsmen were held to four runs over four games with the T-Birds winning the series three games to one.
On Saturday, the T-Bird used 15 hits and five Plainsmen errors to get the 12-1 win in the first game of the series.
The 2012 track and field season got underway at the Borger Relays at Bulldog Stadium. The Borger boys and girls teams had a good showing led by Tomaria Embers winning the triple jump and taking second place in the 400m.
On the boys side, the Borger 800m and 1600m relay teams won first place. Finishing in second place was Conner Killough in the 110m hurdles and 300m hurdles, Terrence Brown in the 400m and Jonathan Jeter in the 200m.
On Friday evening, the Borger Bulldogs improved their playoff chances by getting a 3-1 win over the Canyon Eagles in District 5-4A soccer action.
Francisco Ibarra scored two goals and Lane Newcomb scored the third goal for the Bulldogs in the win.
Coming up with assists were Jose Chavez, Christopher Coon, and George Sifuentes.
In girls soccer action, the Borger Lady Bulldogs lost to the Canyon Lady Eagles 0-2.