(Boys) Booker 57 West Texas High 44
On Tuesday evening, the start of District 1-1A play didnâ€™t get off to the start the West Texas High Comanches wanted as the Booker Kiowas pulled away in the second half for the 57-44 win in Booker.
The Comanches were only down two points, 25-23, at halftime and were in striking distance to get the comeback win in the fourth period.
However, the Kiowas became a hot team in the final period and were able to pull away for the 13 point win.
Kiowa freshman Hunter Lile had the hot hand leading all scorers with 20 points.
On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles came out slow, but finished victorious in a big win.
Sanford-Fritch continues to make impressive showings.
The Lady Eagles started on a slow note, requiring Coach Hale to call a timeout after River Road 4-0 run.
With 5:27 on the clock, that small talk must have been good. as Lady Eagles never looked back and moved ahead to a halftime score 22-17.
Sanford-Fritch came out from halftime and took total control. Big rebounding by senior Summer Tubbs and sophomore Mikala Setliff helped control both ends of the court.
On Tuesday evening, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen concluded their non-conference schedule with a 79-76 win over Lamar Community College at the BCAC.
Ronald Scott led the Plainsmen by scoring 14, followed by Taquan McDew and Greg Nelson each having 10 points.
The win improves the Plainsmen record to 8-8 overall and the team will start WJCAC play next Monday, January 16th hosting Odessa College at 7:30 p.m.
PAMPA-There are times in sports when one miscue seems to start an avalanche that can be nearly impossible to overcome for a team.
Unfortunately, that is the scenario the Borger Lady Bulldogs found themselves in their District 1-3A opener loss to the Pampa Lady Harvester, 73-25.
Good three point shooting and 11 first period turnovers by the Lady Bulldogs opened the door for Pampa to use a 12-0 run to build a 7-27 lead after the first eight minutes of play.
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles played Wheeler, Tuesday night and lost a close thriller in OT.
It took the first two quarters to get the Eagles rolling, as too many turnovers and missed shots plagued the Eagles. This kept them on the short end trailing after the first quarter, 9-15.
Fast paced Wheeler were a tough matchup to manage and Wheeler continued in the lead 13-27.
However, the Eagles came soaring in the last two quarters.
On Tuesday evening, the Bushland Falcons held off a fourth period rally by the Borger Bulldogs to get the 63-57 win in the final non-district contest for both teams at Bushland.
A sluggish second period by the Bulldogs led to Bushland taking an eight point, 34-26, lead at halftime.
The Bulldogs bounced back in the second half and pull back to within one point, 57-58, with under a minute to go in the game.
However, the Falcons found a way to hang on and send the Bulldogs to 9-11 for the season. while Bushland improves to 10-8.
After tonight, the Borger Bulldogs and Sanford-Fritch Eagles boys basketball teams will be the only Hutchinson County basketball teams waiting to get district basketball play underway.
After making it through a tough non-district schedule, the Borger Lady Bulldogs begin District 1-3A play tonight taking on the Pampa Lady Harvesters beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Pampa.
The Lady Bulldogs posted a 4-14 record during non-district play, while the Lady Harvesters enter the game with a 10-10 record.
On Saturday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen menâ€™s basketball team began the second half of the 2011-12 season hosting rival the Clarendon College Bulldogs at the BCAC.
The game went back and forth in the first half, but the second half belonged to the Plainsmen, who did a good job controlling both ends on the court as they pulled away for a 107-86 win.
On Friday night, the Borger Bulldogs overcame a bad second period and 19 turnovers in their come from behind 38-36 win over the Gruver Greyhounds in Gruverâ€™s new basketball palace.
The comeback was the result of the team not letting their frustrations get the best of them and instead finding a way to make plays when they needed to in the fourth period, with each player on the roster contributing in the win.
The game started good for the Bulldogs as junior Jamon Hearon scored five points in the first minute to give Borger a quick 5-0 lead.
West Texas High hosted the Highland Park Hornets last night in their last tune up before District action begins on the 9th. The Tribe had a twelve point lead during the second quarter, and in fact, the Hornets only get their second basket of the game with 4:56 left in the half. But, theirs is a story of two halves, they made it a game in the third and most of the fourth, until the Comanches slowly edged away to take the win 51-28. The win gives WT High a 15-5 record going into Loop play.