Archive - Apr 2012 - Sports Article
On Tuesday morning, Sanford-Fritch Hugh School senior Jacy Judd signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen for the 2012-13 season. As the Lady Eagles point guard, Judd played a key role in helping the Lady Eagles earn a playoff berth this season. Judd has also been apart of the Lady Eagles volleyball and track teams. Pictured are (front l to r) Steve Judd, Jacy Judd, Deby Judd (back l to r) FPC Lady Plainsmen Head Coach Eric Rodewald and Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles Head Coach Jason Hale.
Over the years Mike Hargrove Field in Perryton has been a tough place for the Borger Bulldog Varsity Baseball team. But after run ruling the Perryton Rangers in their first District 1-3A meeting on March 31st, the Bulldogs entered Tuesdayâ€™s contest in Perryton with feeling confident about getting a win and putting their woes in Perryton behind them.
Unfortunately, the Rangers home field once again proved to be hard place for the Bulldogs to leave with a win, as Perryton pulled away for the 10-0 win in five innings.
On Monday, the Borger High School Girls A team took second place in the District 1-3A Golf Tournament in Dumas. The second place finish qualifies the team for the 3A Region I Golf Tournament to be held on April 16th and 17th.
After shooting a first round score of 400 on April 2nd, the Borger A team looked a lot better in the second round posting a 392 for a tournament total of 792 to finish behind Pampa who had a team score of 763.
Dominating!! That is the word that can best describe the performance by the Borger High School Boys Golf program through both rounds of the District 1-3A Tournament in Dumas.
On Monday, the Borger Boys made school history by having the Borger A and Borger B teams finish the tournament in first and second place and seeing both teams qualify for the 3A Region I Golf Tournament next week.
The Borger A team won the tournament by shooting a two round score of 304-305-609 to win the district tournament by 76 strokes.
AEV 18 Borger Boom finished the 2012 season by winning the Division II Silver Bracket on April 7th at the AEV Classic, held at the Courts of Amarillo.
Pictured back row left to right: Nellieshea Embers, Courtney Ingersoll, Coach Shaynna Goldston, Katie Ammerman, and Kaylee Purcell. Front row left to right: Blaine Hill, Stephanie Soto, Maggie McMurry, Nicole McMurry, and Lauren Purcell.
On Saturday, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen softball team split its two game series with Adams State JV in Colorado.
The Lady Plainsmen dropped the first game 11-3 but won the second game 13-5.
In game one, Frank Phillips College jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 11-3. While Frank Phillips College led until the fifth inning, Adams State JV worked its way back and took the lead on an RBI single in the fifth inning.
In the second inning, Christine Blankenship hit a triple to bring in two RBIs.
After splitting the first two games of the series on Friday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen and El Paso Community College finished their four game series at a draw by splitting the final two games on Saturday. The Plainsmen opened Saturday getting a 10-0 win but cooled off as El Paso took the final game of the series, 5-0.
In the first Saturday game, the Plainsmen scored two runs in the first inning. But it would be the fourth inning where the Plainsmen pulled away by scoring six runs on their way to forcing the 10-run rule after the fifth inning.
On Friday afternoon, the Borger Bulldogs got their second 10-run rule win over the Dalhart Golden Wolves in District 1-3A play by a score of 13-3 at Huber Park.
The Wolves kept the game close through the top of the fourth inning, where the Bulldogs had only a 4-3 lead. But in their final three at bats of the game, the Bulldogs racked up ten runs to pull away for the win.
Senior Garth Payton got the start on the pitcherâ€™s mound for the Bulldogs and did a solid job going six 1/3 innings giving up three runs on four hits while striking out five Wolf batters.
Friday afternoon, the Borger Lady Bulldogs got their first District 1-3A win of the season by scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Dalhart Lady Wolves, 5-4, at Agnes Howe Park.
Both teams played a good game on the field. But a throwing error in the bottom of the seventh inning by Dalhart gave Borger the opportunity to tie the game and eventually get the comeback win.