Archive - Mar 2012 - Sports Article
Trips to the playoffs are becoming a normal thing for the Borger Lady Bulldogs soccer team. Despite being the smallest school in District 5-4A, the Lady Bulldogs are going to take part in the 4A girls soccer playoffs for the fifth year in a row when they take on the Brownwood Lady Lions on Monday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at Frenship High School in Wolforth.
CLARENDON-On Friday evening, the Clarendon Lady Broncos scored all of their 13 runs in the final four innings to get the 13-7 win over the West Texas Lady Comanches in District 6-1A play.
The Lady Comanches built a 3-0 lead by the third inning. But the tide of the game started to turn when Clarendon scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.
The Lady Comanches scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning, but it would not be enough to spark a late comeback.
The Lady Comanches go to 2-2 in district play and 10-8 overall. The team will next travel to Booker on Tuesday.
On Friday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen split the first two games of a four game series with the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos 1-7 and 13-7 in WJCAC play in Roswell, N.M.
In game one, Broncosâ€™ pitcher Abdel Rivera shut down the Plainsmen bats for most of the game by allowing one run on two hits through seven innings.
The Broncos broke the game open in the second and third innings by scoring six runs.
After having the bulk of the week off due to testing, high school baseball and softball teams return to the field this weekend.
After run-ruling Dalhart on Saturday, the Borger Bulldogs will try to move to 2-0 in District 1-3A play when they host the Perryton Rangers on Saturday, beginning at noon at Huber Park.
The Rangers opened district play with a loss to Pampa last Saturday.
The Borger Lady Bulldogs softball team will try to get into the District 1-3A win column against the Perryton Rangerettes, beginning at noon on Saturday at Agnes Howe Park.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen took advantage of solid pitching performances by Sterling Kiper, Brad Wieck, Gerald Rodriguez, and Louis Smiley and good defense to get the 8-2 win over the Seward County Community College Saints in non-conference baseball action.
The Plainsmen pitchers gave up just two runs on six hits over nine innings.
The Plainsmen jumped on top of the Saints early by scoring three runs off four hits in the bottom of the first inning.
On Tuesday afternoon a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning by Jarrod Goodwin gave the Sanford-Fritch Eagles the 8-6 win over the Amarillo River Road Wildcats in the District 1-2A opener for both teams.
Goodwin had a good game going 3-for-4 at the plate, while driving in five runs for the Eagles.
The Eagles took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning but River Road responded by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning.
West Texas High freshman Cade Guinn #15 heads to first base after putting the ball in play. On Monday evening, the West Texas High Comanches defeated Boys Ranch 8-5 in District 6-1A play. The Comanches are now 2-0 in district play and will next travel to Shamrock on Saturday.
PHOTO BY DON RICE
West Texas High's Lady Comanches welcomed the Lady Tigers from McLean Monday afternoon and sent them home with their tail between their legs in a 29-6 "mercy rule" game in four innings. Erin Summers pitched all four innings for WT and had four strike outs, walked four, allowed three earned runs, and she also had an RBI. Devin DeLapp had a stellar game at the plate. She needed just a double to hit for the cycle. DeLapp had an inside the park home run, a triple, a base hit, a base on balls, and eight RBI's.
On Saturday, the Borger High School varsity girls golf team finished in third place at the Perryton Invitational.
Gruver won the tournament shooting a team score of 378 followed Pampa in second place with a 390 followed by Borger just two strokes back with a 392.
Gruverâ€™s Halli Mann took first place overall with an 85, while Borgerâ€™s Clarice Myers and Hali Southall tied for fifth place with both shooting a 93.
The Borger girls will next take part in the first round of the District 1-3A Tournament in Dumas on Monday, April 2nd.
Redlands CC 16 Frank Phillips College 10
FPC 000 440 200 10 11 2
Redlands 210 712 12x 16 19 0
2B-A. Landin 2. RBI-Landin, Aguilar 2, Hoskins, Villerral, Beaudreau 3
Midland College 10 Frank Phillips College 0
FPC 000 00 0 3 6
Midland 241 3x 10 6 1
Midland College 21 Frank Phillips College 5
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Dalhart 17 Borger 7
Borger 120 13 7 6 7
Dalhart 365 12 17 20 7
Lockney 4 Sanford-Fritch 2
Sanford-Fritch 000 020 0 2 6 0
Lockney 022 000 x 2 11 0
West Texas High 15 Follett 6
Follett 500 100 0 6 12 2