On Saturday afternoon the Borger Lady Bulldogs got into the District 1-3A win column by out-slugging the Perryton Rangerettes 19-13 up in Perryton.
Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Steve Watkins was pleased with his teamâs performance, saying, âBoth teams were hitting and making plays; we just made more. I am proud of them, they fought and scratched and got âer done. We finally hit the ball well, executed plays and made the routine plays on defense.â
Seniors Brittany Thomas and Lyndsey Barrow each had homeruns in the game with the whole team doing a good job at the plate, according to Watkins.
After struggling on Friday in their first two games with El Paso CC, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen bounced back on Saturday to get two wins to even the series winning 13-3 and 14-11. Getting the win on the mound for the Plainsmen were Eric Ramirez and Manny Matos. The Plainsmen are now 9-7 in WJCAC play where they are tied with Midland College for fourth place.
PERRYTON-Great start. Horrible ending.
Those are the words that can be used to describe Saturday afternoonâs District 1-3A contest between the Borger Bulldogs and the Perryton Rangers.
The home team Rangers were able to extend their winning streak over the Bulldogs on the baseball diamond with a 18-8 win.
The afternoon started on a high note for the Bulldogs as junior Max Lusk and senior Brandon Garcia connected for two homeruns in the top of the first inning to help give Borger an early 3-0 lead.
An RBI single by Lusk in the top of the second inning gave Borger a 4-1 lead.
High School Baseball
Sanford-Fritch 12 Boys Ranch 0
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles had a great overall performance on Saturday by scoring 12 runs in five innings and only giving up two hits in their 12-0 win over Boys Ranch.
Sophomore Colton Valle got the win on the mound.
The Eagles travel to Childress tomorrow.
West Texas 5 Shamrock 3
The West Texas High Comanches improved to 2-1 in District 6-1A play on Friday evening by defeating the Shamorck Irish 5-3.
With Shamrock holding a 2-1 lead the Comanches scored three runs in the top of the fifth to go ahead for good in the game.
Longtime Borger ISD employee E.J. âJeepâ Webb has been selected as a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee by the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA).
Webb will be recognized at an awards luncheon during the 2011 Summer Coaches Clinic on Wednesday, July 13th at the Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin.
Webb started his time in Borger in 1958 as an assistant coach before moving to Canyon in 1960.
Webb returned to Borger as an assistant football coach and head track coach in 1966.
The West Texas Lady Comanches hosted the Lady Broncos from Clarendon on Friday.
It was a close game through five innings, with the score was tied at two until the top of the sixth. Thatâs when four WT errors and busy bats from Clarendon gave them seven runs along with two more in the seventh to give the Lady Broncos a 11-2 victory.
Danielle Heater was on the mound for the Lady Comanches. She struck out eight and walked four hitters. The Lady Broncos struck out eleven Lady Tribe batters.
The start of the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen series with El Paso CC did not get off to a good start as two bad innings helped El Paso take game one 12-8.
The Plainsmen struggles continued in game two as El Pasoâs bats stayed hot to defeated Frank Phillips 14-5 to take both games on Friday afternoon.
Sophomore Stephen Seger, who has been solid on the mound much of the season, struggled in the first inning in game one by giving up a double, walk, single and a grand slam to give El Paso a 0-4 lead before the Plainsmen could get the first out.
With a record at 10-9-1, it is probably safe to say that the Borger Bulldog baseball team has plenty to be happy with at this point of the season while also knowing there are areas the team will need to continue to improve in as they to try to claim the District 1-3A crown and make a playoff run.
The Bulldogs opened district play this past Tuesday where the team came away with a 10-4 win over Dalhart that included a great pitching performance by senior Hunter Hertel with the righthander striking out 13 Wolf batters.
On Wednesday afternoon, Frank Phillips College sophomore catcher Kristi Michaud made her plans for the next school year officially known by signing her letter of intent to become a member of the Kansas Wesleyan University Lady Coyotes Softball team.
A Canada native, Michaud has spent the past two seasons being a consistent force at the plate for the Lady Plainsmen as well as providing leadership and solid defensive skills behind the plate.