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November 4th, 2011
Thursday evening, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen basketball team improved to 2-0 for the season, after defeating Lubbock Christian University JV 77-42 in Lubbock.
The Lady Plainsmen began the game by going on a 25-0 run to help them build a 42-16 lead by halftime.
Lady Plainsmen Head Coach Eric Rodewald was impressed with his team's start, saying, â€śWe were firing on all cylinders out of the gate and cooled off a little bit as the game progressed.â€ť
Rodewald added, â€śOur post really stepped up and played well.â€ť
After a week and half off the court, the West Texas High Lady Comanches will finally get to start post-season play tomorrow afternoon when they take on Archer City at 2:00 p.m. in Childress in the 1A Area Playoff round.
For the second year in a row, the Lady Comanches went through District 5-1A play undefeated by playing solid defense and having an offense that continues to improve.
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen Men's Basketball team will tip off the 2011-12 season hosting Lubbock Christian JV at 7:00 p.m. at the BCAC.
First year Plainsmen Head Coach Chris Hackett has already worked hard to change the culture within the program, making the team one the Borger community can proudly support and enjoy on and off the court.
Going for another outright district title
Tonight, the Borger Bulldogs will try to win their second outright District 1-3A title in a row and/or a share of the title for the third year in row against the Perryton Rangers.
A win over Perryton will give Borger the district title outright and extend their district winning game streak to six games, while a loss would lead to the Bulldogs sharing the district title with Perryton and potentially Dalhart.
The Rangers have been an up and down team this season, but have impressive wins over Canadian, Stratford and Pampa.
The Borger Lady Bulldogs didnâ€™t have long to celebrate their 3A Bi-District playoff round win over Lamesa on Tuesday. The team has to swing back around and travel to Seminole tonight to take on the Clint Lady Lions in the 3A Area playoff round.
Borger Interim Head Coach Ken Barbour was pleased with the teamâ€™s performance, saying, â€śLamesa has a style that can get a team out of sync. However, our defense adapted easily and allowed our offense to put the ball on the floor for many impressive kills.â€ť
The Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen opened the 2011-12 season on a high note by defeating Trinidad State College 75-55 in Trinidad, Colo.
In the second half, Trinidad St. was able to pull within six with ten minutes to go, but a 9-0 run gave the Lady Plainsmen the separation the team needed to get the 20 point win.
Laura Martinez had a big night off the bench scoring 18 points.
Teams are seeded for the Region Volleyball Championship at Clarendon College
#1 Midland College
#2 New Mexico Military Institute
#3 Westren Texas College
#4 Frank Phillips College
10:30 #1 Midland College vs #4 Frank Phillips College
12:30 #2 New Mexico Military Institute vs #3 Western Texas College
4:30 Region V Championship
On Saturday, November 5th, Meet the Bulldogs will be held for the Borger Lady Bulldog Basketball team starting at noon in Tex Hanna Gym.
The team will also take part in a scrimmage beginning at around 10:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Free hot dogs will be served to fans, so come out and show your support for the Lady Bulldogs.
AMARILLO-No offense to the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes, but on Tuesday evening the Borger Lady Bulldogs made getting the win in the 3A Bi-District playoff round look easy in three games, 25-12, 25-16, 25-20, at Amarillo High School.
In each of the games, Lamesa was able to keep the score close early on. However, the Lady Bulldogs proved to be too strong at the net and were able to pull away in each game.
Tonight, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen basketball team will tip off the 2011-12 season in Colorado taking on Trinidad State College.
The Lady Plainsmen are coming off a tough 4-25 campaign last season, but there is a lot of optimism entering this year, thanks to six returning players and some new size to the team.