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The tournament held at Johnson Park last weekend was a good time for all.
There were 30 entries in this years' tournament, with winners getting a cash payout. They were also treated to a free brisket lunch, which I can attest was outstanding.
Annadon Keys, the supervisor at the park, commented, â€śThe disc golf players are some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. They came from Borger, Amarillo, Lubbock, Pampa, Childress, White Deer, Wichita Falls, and Clovis this year to compete on our course.â€ť
The FPC Lady Plainsmen beat Central CC-Columbus by a score of 79-57 at the Southeast Community College Holiday Classic in Beatrice, NE. Natasha Thomas was the leading scorer with 30 points. Honesty Sullivan, of Canyon, scored 10 points and had 9 rebounds.
The FPC Plainsmen lost to Lamar 85-70 on Friday night. Ronald Scott led with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Greg Nelson had 15 points for FPC.
-The Borger Varsity girls fell behind by 15 at the half to Canadian Tuesday, and could not climb back in it. N. Embers led the Borger scorers with 10 and Prater had 7.
The Borger Varsity boys (0-3) played in Claude and lost 53-40. Newton led the Bulldogs with 14 points, and Embers had 9.
The Fritch Varsity girls also played Claude and lost 40-35. Setliff had 17 points and White 6 for the Lady Eagles.
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles were the lone county team still active in playoff action this weekend. They played Colorado City in Plainview on Saturday afternoon in the 2A Division II area game. They lost in heartbreaking fashion, 21-19, in a game that went down to the wire.
Junior Andrew Reynolds started things out right for the Eagles as he returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for the score.
The Plainsmen have improved to a 9-2 record over the Thanksgiving holiday.
On Wednesday night, they beat Wayland Baptist JV by a score of 88-74. Greg Nelson led all scorers with 18 points and 7 rebounds in the game. Earl Hill finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds and Alex Zivkovic contributed 6 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks.
The Borger Lady Bulldogs hosted their county competitor, the Sanford Fritch Lady Eagles in a Monday night matchup on the hardwood. It was tied after the first quarter, but the Lady Eagles would pull ahead until the end of the 4th, when Borger tried to crawl back in it. Fritch prevails and wins this one 62-58.
The Borger Bulldogs made their way to Lubbock for their bi-district playoff game against the Andrews Mustangs on Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs used a 22 point second half to surge past Borger, 49-28. The Dogs finish 2-9 on the season.
Borger won the toss and deferred to the second half. It is quickly 3rd and 9 for the Mustangs after tackles from Weber and Easley. The ball comes lose on 3rd down and Gowdy jumps on it for Borger on the Andrews 33 yard line.
The FPC Lady Plainsmen played at home for the first time this season looking for their second win of the year, taking on SWCID.
Play started with two quick field goals from freshman Shakirra Smith. Freshman Jacy Judd of Fritch drained a nice three pointer. Sophomore Akwar Obong is then fouled on her shot attempt and sinks both free throws. Judd adds two more, while sophomore Natasha Thomas has a nice offensive board for FPC. Freshman Mariah Jeffries has a nice defensive block and Smith steals it for a quick two.
(Stats provided by Rob Henry)
Week 10 concluded the regular season for the Borger Bulldogs.
Two very impressive performances came from the Bulldog running backs, sophomore Kendrick Freeman and junior Dontrae Butler. Both of these outstanding players reached over 1,000 yards on the year, according to the final official stats. Freeman led with 1,014 and Butler was close behind with 1,001. Butler transferred from Tascosa this year, and did not play in the first two games of the year. They each have eight touchdowns on the year as well, and both average six yards per carry.
Four Lady Eagles received All-District honors in district 1-2A and eight Lady Eagles received Academic All-District honors.
Mikala Setliff, a junior, made the 1st Team All-District. Christa White, also a junior, received 2nd Team All-District honors.
Receiving honorable mention in the district was Blakely Meek, a junior, and Tomi Ann Salas, the lone senior for Fritch.
Academic All-District honors went to Krissi Burgin, Christa White, Mikala Setliff, Blakely Meek, Courtney Ingersoll, Bailee King, Keely Wilson, and Jâ€™Lee Judd.
Congrats, Lady Eagles!