After too many close games of coming out on the losing end the past couple of years, the Borger Bulldogs snapped a losing streak to Perryton Rangers that dated back to 2007 by continuing to flex their muscles in hitting four homeruns on their way to a 11-5 win at Huber Park on Tuesday evening.
To say the Bulldog bats have been hot lately could be considered an understatement as the team has sent 13 balls over the fence in their past three district contests.
Over the past two weeks, the Borger Lady Bulldogs have done a good job of playing well in District 1-3A play, winning two of their last three going into yesterday.
The solid play continued as Borger was able to get the big win over the Perryton Rangerettes, 12-6, to improve to 18-15 overall while sitting alone in second place in the District 1-3A standings with a 3-3 mark.
The whole team did a good job at the plate on Tuesday evening that included an inside-the-park homerun by senior Brittany Thomas.
West Texas High sophomore Nathan Forrest finshed in second place overall in the District 7-1A Tournament shooting a two round total of 77-79-156.
The West Texas High boys finished the tournament in third place overall with a team score of 780 finishing behind Canadian, who had two teams take first and second place.
Forrest will next compete in the 1A Region I Tournament in Lubbock starting on Monday.
The West Texas Comanches let one get by them yesterday in Stinnett. They had the lead 15-12 going into the top of the seventh inning, but a determined Booker team scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take a 16-15 edge. The Comanches certainly didn't give it up easily. The loaded the bases with the bottom of the order and just one out, but could not get the runs across the plate. Booker came away with the win 16-15.
When looking at the scores of the first three rounds of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament, it was almost a foregone conclusion that the Borger Bulldog Varsity team was going to claim the District 1-3A title unless they experienced an monumental collapse.
DALHART-While people across the Texas Panhandle were hanging on to their belongings to keep them from blowing away in the high winds, the Borger Lady Bulldogs found a way to hang on and fight for a 14-12 win over the Dalhart Lady Wolves on Saturday afternoon to improve to 2-3 in District 1-3A play and 17-15 overall for the season.
On Saturday afternoon, the Borger Bulldogs put on a hitting clinic up in Dalhart by sending six balls out of the park for homeruns on their way to defeating the Dalhart Golden Wolves 15-4 in District 1-3A action.
Borger senior catcher Brandon Garcia continued showcasing his power at the plate by sending three over the fence along with senior centerfielder Garrett Irwin leaving Dalhart with three homers at the plate as well.
Senior Hunter Hertel got the win on the mound for the Bulldogs.
The West Texas Comanches went into Claude this past Saturday tied with them for second place with a 3-1 District record.
Both teams had losses to Follett, who leads the District. The Comanches got off to an early lead, and had to fight to hold on to it. They got the job done though and came away with a 13-9 win. Now they are alone in second place, ready to knock off Follett when they meet again.
Clarendon College 19 Frank Phillips College 18
Clarendon College 13 Frank Phillips 3
High School Baseball
Bushland 19 Sanford-Fritch 0
Bushlandâ€™s Brett Wilhelm pitched a one hitter against the Eagles in the District 1-2A contest.
Sanford-Fritch goes to 4-11 overall, 0-3 in district play
High School softball
Childress 11 Sanford-Fritch 9
West Texas 21 Claude 1
On Saturday the West Texas High Lady Comanches had no trouble getting the win over Claude, as the team racked up 21 hits in the 21-1 win.
Devin Delapp and Sarah Kelly each had homeruns in the contest.