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October 29th, 2011
On Friday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Eagles secured second place in District 1-2A Division II by defeating Spearman 42-14 in Fritch.
Pictured heading down the field for the Eagles is senior Tate Murray #3.
PHOTO BY DON RICE
Tomorrow night, the 3A â€śKing of the Texas Panhandleâ€ť will be determined when the Borger Bulldogs travel north to take on the Dalhart Golden Wolves in a big District 1-3A showdown.
Both the Bulldogs and Wolves are coming off impressive district opener wins, setting the stage for what should ultimately decide who will win the District 1-3A title.
The Bulldogs looked impressive last week in their 31-6 win over the Pampa Harvesters.
Tomorrow night the Sanford-Fritch Eagles will host the Spearman Lynx in their regular season finale in Fritch.
The game will be a key battle in determining playoff seeding as the two teams enter the game battling for second place with both suffering just one district loss from the hands of Abernathy.
Last Friday evening, Abernathy gave the Eagles their first district loss over the past two seasons by scoring 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to get the 28-13 win.
The Borger Lady Bulldogs will take on Lamesa in the 3A Bi-District playoffs on Tuesday, November 1st at Amarillo High School starting at 7:00 p.m.
Borger is the number three seed from District 1-3A, while Lamesa is the number two seed from District 2-3A.
Wednesday night, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen took a step in securing the fourth and final spot in the West Region V Volleyball Tournament by defeating Odessa College in four games 25-14, 28-26, 21-25, 25-23.
The win takes the Lady Plainsmen to 21-13 overall and 4-6 in WJCAC play with just one conference match to go.
Odessa College drops to 2-6 in conference play.
The Lady Plainsmen end the 2011 regular season on Saturday at Clarendon College.
On November 4th and 5th the NJCAA Region V West Volleyball Tournament will take place in Clarendon and three of the four tournament spots are already claimed by Midland College, Western Texas College and NMMI.
Tonight at the BCAC, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen can take a big step in securing that fourth tournament spot if they can get the win over the Odessa College Lady Wranglers.
Borger tops Perryton to clinch the final District 1-3A playoff spot
On Tuesday evening, the Perryton Rangerettes and the Borger Lady Bulldogs entered Tex Hanna Gym ready to give it all they had in order to clinch the final District 1-3A playoff spot.
The teams entered with identical 1-7 district marks and knew the scenario was simple. Win and you clinch a playoff berth or lose and start thinking about basketball.
On Saturday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen took a step towards clinching a spot in the Region V Volleyball Tournament by defeating Western Texas College in five games 25-22, 22-25, 25-20, 23-25, 16-14.
The match proved to be a dogfight throughout the afternoon with neither team able to accumulate any real separation, causing each point to be vital for both teams.
In game one, Western Texas took a four point, 15-19, lead on an ace. However, the Lady Plainsmen battled back with great defensive play to battle back to a 22-22 tie.
The West Texas Lady Comanches hosted the Lady Cyclones of Memphis Saturday afternoon in their last home appearance. It took four, but WT High kept their District recorded unblemished 25-19, 24-26, 25-17, and 25-18. The Lady Tribe has already clinched the District Crown for the second year in a row. The team is talented at every position and are gearing up for a run in the post season.
On Saturday afternoon, the Borger Lady Bulldogs fell to the Dalhart Lady Golden Wolves in four games 25-12, 23-25, 25-15, 25-21.
The loss drops the Lady Bulldogs to 1-7 in District 1-3A play where they sit tied with Perryton for the third playoff spot.
Perryton travels to Borger tomorrow night in a big regular season finale where the winner advances to the playoffs.
The junior varsity teams will play at 5:00 p.m. followed by the varsity match getting underway at approximately 6:00 p.m. at Tex Hanna Gym.