By JASON EPP
Leader & Times
Turpin 37, Goodwell 29
After a slow start the Turpin Cardinals rebounded to take down the Eagles in the fourth quarter.
Trailing 26-25 heading into the fourth quarter, Turpin dominated the final stanza 12-3.
A fast start by Goodwell had the Cardinals trailing 12-5 after one. Turpin bounced back in the second, but still trailed 18-17 at half.
The game turned defensive with each team scoring only 8.
Francisco Regelado led the Cardinals with 10 points; Edgar Anchondo added 9, and Freddie Baeza 8.
Turpin (7-10) advances to face the tournament’s top seed Hooker (13-4) today at 6:30.
Balko 55, Turpin 27 (girls)
The third-ranked and undefeated Lady Bison jumped all over the Turpin Lady Cardinals to advance to the tournament semifinals.
Balko led 20-1 after one quarter of play, and 34-5 at half.
The Lady Cardinals played their best ball in the third, but were still outscored 15-13. Balko had a 16-9 advantage in the fourth.
Jaylee Mays led the Lady Bison with 11; Madison Dearmin scored 10, and Rylee Stockton 9.
Raegan Alvarez scored a game-high 21.
Balko (18-0) advances to face Boise City, who defeated Goodwell 43-33, today at 4 p.m.. Turpin (2-15) takes on Goodwell today at 11 a.m.