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On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs appeared to be on their way to snapping a losing streak by leading throughout their game with the Amarillo Highland Park Lady Hornets up until the 26 second mark of the third period.
But the breaks in the final nine minutes of the game would not go the Lady Bulldogs way, leading to the Lady Hornets escaping Tex Hanna Gym with a 44-41 win.
The Lady Bulldogs opened the game strong by building a 10-2 lead by the 5:00 mark of the first period.
Texas APSE Class 3A all-state football team
Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
â€” GREG BRANTLEY, Carthage, Sr. -- Graded 94 pct., 64 knockdowns; no sacks allowed in 263 passes
â€” TREY KEENAN, Argyle, Sr. -- Graded 92 pct., 66 pancakes, no sacks allowed in 225 passes
â€” ANDY MCNEW, Robinson, Jr. -- Graded 96 pct, no sacks allowed on 400 passes, 26 pancakes
â€” TRENTON MERKEL, Perryton, Sr. -- Graded 98.7 pct, 19 pancakes, no sacks allowed
Tonight all three Hutchinson County high schools will take to the basketball court in boys and girls action.
The Borger High School boys and girls will host Amarillo Highland Park at Tex Hanna Gym with the girls beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys at 8:00 p.m.
Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are looking to snap losing streaks with the Bulldogs in the midst of a two game skid and the Lady Bulldogs looking for their first win in the month of December.
On Saturday, January 7th,, 2012, Carmichael Simon an innovator in Martial Arts, actor and dance choreographer is teaching a special class and signing autographs at the American Karate Studios located on the corner of 5th and Main Streets.
Carmichael appeared on the popular T.V. Show â€śW.M.A.C. Mastersâ€ť, a television show that was hosted by Bruce Leeâ€™s daughter Shannon Lee. Carmichael also played Liu Kang on the Live tour â€śMortal Kombatâ€ť.
On Saturday, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles won third place in the Clarendon Greenbelt Tournament by beating Memphis 60-49.
Mikala Setliff had a big game scoring 24 points followed by Blakely Meek scoring 9.
The Lady Eagles improve to 8-7 for the season and will next travel to take on White Deer tomorrow evening.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE HOWARD
The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen and Ranger College Lady Rangers battled on the hardwood at the BCAC Friday night. It looked like it was going to be a low scoring affair with FPC leading 24-21 at the half. However, both of the ladies came out a little warmer in the second half, but the Lady Plainsmen came out on the short end of the scoreboard 69-63. It was a great game, with the lead changing hands thirteen times.
Randall 76 Borger 6
106: Hector Mendoza, Randall pinned Urial Orona, Borger :24
113: John Flores, Randall won by forfeit
120: Braun Marquez, Randall won by forfeit
126: Jacob Rubio, Randall pinned Colton Deroven, Borger :53
132: Seth Crites, Randall pinned Anthony Bates, Borger 1:23
138: Chris Thompson, Randall pinned Zach Robinson, Borger :58
145 Corey Cameron, Randall pinned Jacob Cosper, Borger 1:39
152: Tyler Gano, Randall pinned AJ Torres, Borger 1:06
160: Donaven Roberts, Randall pinned Dylan Huffine, Borger 1:29
170: Adam Sain, Randall pinned Isaiah Martinez, Borger :39
Frank Phillips College 65 Wayland Baptist JV 61
Top scorers for FPC were Akeem Johnson 13, Melvin Robinson 12, Taquan McDew 12, Ronald Scott 11
FPCâ€™s record is 6-8
North Plains Tournament in Claude
Claude 51 West Texas High 30
WT leading scorer: Cheyenne Tull 14
Lockney 61 West Texas High 31
WT leading scorers: Tull 9 Summers 9
Amarillo River Road 53 West Texas High 49
WT leading scorer: Tull 34
Hartley 48 West Texas High 40
WT leading scorer: Tull 21
Lockney 72 West Texas High 62
On Friday evening, the Borger Bulldogs were not able to overcome a slow start and foul trouble in their 62-51 loss to the Dumas Demons in non-district action at Tex Hanna Gym.
Tonight the Borger Bulldogs will host the Dumas Demons in non-district basketball action at 7:00 p.m. in Tex Hanna Gym.
The Borger Lady Bulldogsâ€™ game with Wellington has been cancelled due to the Wellington football team playing in the 1A state semifinals in football.