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Dalhart pulls away to defeat Borger, 65-37

February 4, 2012

Borger junior Seth Rawlinson #52 goes up with the shot against Dalhart on Friday evening. Rawlinson scored 8 points and had 8 rebounds in the game. PHOTO BY NICK OLSON, THE DALHART TEXAN

DALHART-On Friday evening, the Dalhart Golden Wolves used a 12-1 run to end the third period helping them to pull away for the 65-37 win over the Borger Bulldogs in District 1-3A play.
Despite the Bulldogs’ having a combination of a 26% shooting percentage and 24 turnovers, Borger was only down by seven points with about 3:00 minutes to go in the third period. However, nine of the team’s turnovers took place in the fourth period leading to the Wolves outscoring Borger 23-11 in the final eight minutes.
A three pointer by Jamon Hearon and a jumper by Tyrell Haynes gave Borger an early 5-4 lead. However, the Wolves scored 12 straight points over a four minute span to take an 11 point lead by the 5:00 mark of the second period.
The Wolves had a ten point lead at halftime, but the Bulldogs closed the gap to seven points with Grant Boren and Seth Rawlinson combining for nine points in a three minute span to make it a 25-32 game.
But a Borger comeback was not meant to be on Friday night as the Bulldogs drop to 1-5 in District 1-3A play, while Dalhart sits at the top of the district standings with a 5-1.
Pampa defeated Perryton on Friday night giving the Harvesters and Rangers identical 3-3 district records.
The Bulldogs still have some live in the district’s playoff race, but the team will need a win on Tuesday evening against Perryton.
The Bulldogs will host Perryton in their final home game of the season, which will also be a part of the high school’s senior night and basketball homecoming festivities.
Tip off between the Rangers and Bulldogs is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Tex Hanna Gym.
JV Score: Dalhart 56 Borger 28
Game stats: 2PT-8/29 for 27%; 3PT-3/12 for 25%; Total FG-11/41 for 26%; Borger FT-12/22 for 54% Dalhart 9/17 for 53%; Total rebounds-Borger 28 Dalhart 34; Turnvoers-Borger 24 Dalhart 20
Borger individual stats: Jamon Hearon 9 pts 3 rebs 2 asts 3 stls; Cameron Maxwell 3 pts 2 rebs 1 ast 1 stl; Dillon Carrillo 1 reb; Tyrell Haynes 10 pts 6 rebs 2 stls; Kolter Newton 1 reb; Grant Boren 6 pts 3 rebs 3 asts 2 stls; Aaron Smith 1 pt 1 stl; Daniel Salinas 3 rebs 1 stl; Seth Rawlinson 8 pts 8 rebs.
Borger5 14 26 37
Dalhart 11 24 42 65

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