Hooker, Balko teams advance; Tyrone and Turpin teams lose at Texhoma Tourney PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 January 2014 09:53


Guymon Daily Herald Staff report

TEXHOMA, Okla. — Four of the area’s best prep basketball teams opened the 36th Annual Texhoma Invitational with wins on Thursday.
The boys teams from Hooker, Boise City, Balko and Texhoma all picked up victories, as did the girls teams from Hooker, Goodwell, Balko and Texhoma. The tournament continues today.
Hooker girls 73, Turpin 16
Shania Miller and Naomi Rodriguez each scored 10 points to pace the 12th-ranked Class 2A Lady Bulldogs to a win over Turpin.
The Lady Dogs (14-2 overall) led 20-3 after the first quarter and 44-5 at halftime before taking their foot off the gas in the second half as 12 different players scored for Hooker.
Kyra Cathcart and Arianna Ugarte scored 9 points apiece, Hanks 8, Gissel Ugarte 7, Vanessa Wiebe 5, Mariana Cervantes 4, Cindy Cervantes 3, Jessica Ugarte 3, Erica Wiebe 3 and Kamryn Hofferber 2 for Hooker.
Hannah Weber led Turpin with 6 points, Annalyn Kirkhart 4, Eloisa Aquino 2, Taryn Robinson 2 and Ashli Funk 2.
Turpin and Boise City played at 11 a.m. today and Hooker will do battle with Goodwell today at 4:15 p.m.
Hooker boys 41, Turpin 33
The Hooker Bulldogs used a strong second half to overcome a 15-8 Turpin run in the second quarter to pull away for the win on Thursday in Texhoma.
The Bulldogs led 11-7 after the first quarter, but Turpin’s second quarter surge put the Cardinals ahead 22-19 at halftime. Hooker went up 28-26 after the third quarter.
John Godfrey led Hooker with 20 points and Dakotah McBride added 10. Dayton Metcalf scored 5, Brandon Gomez 3 and Alex Juarez 3
Kyler Musgrave scored 11 to lead Turpin, Jordan Lujan 9, Matt Young 5, Kaleb Parish 3, Kenny Holmes 2 and Isaac Resendiz 1.
Turpin takes on Goodwell at 12:15 p.m. today and Hooker battles Boise City at 5:30 p.m.
Goodwell girls 53, Boise City 49
Shambri Kelso scored a Texhoma Tournament-record 40 points — including 9 three-pointers — to pace the Lady Eagles to their 10th win of the season on Thursday.
The Lady Eagles found themselves in a battle early, leading just 11-10 after the first period, but went on a 14-8 run in the second quarter to lead 25-18 at the half. The teams played evenly in the third, as Goodwell maintained a 7-point lead, but the Lady Wildcats had one last run, outscoring Goodwell 20-17 in the fourth.
In addition to Kelso’s 40, Shaylee Kelso scored 5, Sadie Latham 6, Berenice Jimenez 2  for Goodwell.
Addison Munsch led Boise City with 16, Amy Rosas 12 and Trina Wilson 11.
Goodwell and Hooker do battle at 4:15 p.m. today.
Boise City boys 58, Goodwell 46
The Eagles led by as much at one point in the third quarter against Boise City after leading 27-23 at the half, but the Wildcats used a 20-9 fourth quarter run to pull out to a 12-point win.
Christian Arbuthnot led Goodwell with 19, Joseph Ortiz and Austin Morris 10 each and Quentin Fankhouser 7.
Jaedon Whitfield led Boise City with 18.
Goodwell and Turpin play at 12:15 p.m. today.
Balko girls 33, Tyrone 24
Kylie Edwards scored 14 points as the Balko Bison rallied in the second half to win over Tyrone. Rayna Wall led Tyrone with 8, Amber Andrews 7, Tori Dumler added 6 and Alondra Avilez 3 for Tyrone.
The Lady Bobcats led 12-8 at the end of the first, but No. 12 (Class B) Balko (13-2) pulled to within one at 19-18 at the half. Tyrone slowed the pace in the third as Balko outscored the Lad Cats 4-2, and ended the game with an 11-3 run.
Balko boys 57, Tyrone 52
Jordan Busch scored 19 and Dakota Jackson 17 to lead Balko to a comeback win over Tyrone.
Tyrone maintained a 19-16 lead at halftime, but Balko tied it after three and ended the game on a 22-15 run to win it.
Tyrone was led by Nathaniel Mandeville with 17, Ethan Reece added 14 and Tanner Hurst 11 for Tyrone. Austin Pickering scored 8 and Merlin Rivera 2 for the Bobcats.
Texhoma girls 77, Hardesty 32
Eleven different players scored for Texhoma as the Lady Red Devils improved to 11-4 on the season with a big win over Hardesty. Texhoma will take on Balko this evening at 6:45 p.m.
Texhoma led 29-7 after the first quarter and cruised from there.
Tabra Elliott led Texhoma with 19, Bryanna Smith added 14, Braelyn Beattie 11, Taysi Peterson 10 and Sarah Murphy 7.
Alyssa DeLaO led Hardesty with 12, Natasha Colpetzer scored 6, Rocio Cano 5 and Roxana Coronado 4.
Texhoma boys 63, Hardesty 17
The Hardesty boys dressed out just five players and were out-sized and out-muscled by Texhoma (8-6 overall).
The Bison actually led twice in the first quarter before the Red Devils jumped out to an 18-5 advantage after the first and 42-10 at the half.
Nathan Knitig led Texhoma with 18, Moises Garay scored 14, Ramy Anderson 8, Mychael Johnson 6, John Freeman and Cory Brown 4 each, Brad Gerduson 2, Javier Amaya 2 and Harrison 2.
Abram Rivera led Hardesty with 7.

 

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