Archive - Mar 2012 - Sports Article
On Tuesday, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles lost a pair of softball games to Pampa and Amarillo San Jacinto in Pampa.
In their first game of the day, the Lady Eagles and San Jacinto were tied 2-2 until San Jacinto scored a run in the bottom of the fifth inning to give them the 2-3 win.
In the second game, the Lady Eagles started the game strong by scoring two runs in the top of the first inning. But the Lady Harvesters responded by scoring 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning on their way to the 2-15 win.
On Tuesday evening, the Randall Raiders used the final 12 minutes of the game to put an end to the Borger Bulldogsâ€™ playoff hopes by getting the 2-3 win in District 5-4A play.
The Bulldogs held a 2-1 lead and were playing well enough on defense to hang on for the 2-1 win and turn to scoreboard watching the outcome between the Canyon and Amarillo Palo Duro game.
Unfortunately, the game took a dramatic turn in the 69th when the Raiders broke free for an open shot that sailed into the top part of the net to tie the game 2-2.
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Tonight the Borger Bulldogs Soccer team enter a must-win situation against the Randall Raiders at 6:30 p.m. in District 5-4A play tonight in Borger.
With two games left in the regular season, the Bulldogs are two points behind the Canyon Eagles for the fourth and final playoff berth from District 5-4A.
On Friday, the Eagles pulled off one of the biggest upsets in district play this season by beating Dumas 1-0, giving the Demons their first loss in district play, but more importantly giving the Eagles the two point lead in the standings over Borger.
On Monday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs came out focused in order to have a good defensive game against the district leading Randall Lady Raiders.
The Lady Bulldogs did a good job slowing down the Lady Raiders attack, while Borger goalkeeper Emma Wood came up with 16 stops through 80 minutes of play.
Unfortunately one corner kick goal in the 25th minute by Randall proved to be the difference in the game, as the Lady Raiders won 1-0 in District 5-4A play.
On Friday, March 9th, Borger High School senior Brett Cummings qualified for the state powerlifting meet by coming in first place in the 220 weight class at the Boys Region 1 Division 2 powerlifting meet in Sundown.
Cummings earned his state berth with a 575 lb. squat, 285 lb. bench press, and 520 lb. dead lift for a total 1380 lbs.
The state powerlifting meet will take place on Saturday, March 24th in Abilene.
After getting the split in the first two games of the series on Sunday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and the Odessa College Wranglers did the same thing on Monday. With the Plainsmen winning game one and Odessa College game two in WJCAC baseball action in Odessa.
In game one, freshman lefty Brad Wieck shut down the Wranglers bats by limiting them to one hit, while striking out four batters, in the Plainsmen 12-0 win in five innings.
ODESSA-After a two-day delay, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and the Odessa College Wranglers began their four game WJCAC series on Sunday with the Wranglers winning game one, 4-13, and the Plainsmen winning game two, 11-7.
In game one, the two teams were in a tight 4-5 game until the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings where the Wranglers scored a combined eight runs to take a 4-13 lead.
Alfonso Aguilar had a triple in the game, while Sam Martin got the loss on the pitcherâ€™s mound for the Plainsmen.
FRITCH-On Friday afternoon, the Dalhart Lady Wolves built a big lead early in their 17-3 win over the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles in non-district softball action.
The Lady Wolves wasted little time getting on the scoreboard by bringing in five runs in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Eagles responded in the bottom of the first inning by scoring a run on a passed ball at home plate.
But five walks and two errors helped the Lady Wolves score five more runs in the second inning to take a 1-10 lead.