Sports

Sat
28
Oct

Wildcats drop close contest to tigers, 28-16

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team fell short in their comeback efforts, as they fell to Slaton on the road on Friday, 28-16.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 1-7 overall, 0-3 in district play.

The Tigers won the coin toss and elected to receive to begin the game.

They wasted no time finding the end zone on their first drive as Lazaro Galindo completed a passs to Dajahney Williams for a first down. On their next play, Kevondrick Gober took the carry 56 yards for a touchdown with 11:18 to play in the first quarter.

 

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Sat
28
Oct

Lady Cats fall to Squaws on senior night

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team closed out their regular season on Tuesday at home with a loss to the Friona Squaws on senior night.

The Lady Cats close out the regular season with an overall record of 3-23, 2-4 in district play.

Bailey Pope’s serve to open set one was returned by Littlefield and hit into the net by Mariah Trevino, but junior, Genasis Garza’s serve was killed by Trevino, making the score, 1-1.

A kill attempt by senior, Jessica Hagopoylos, was out of bounds, but Emma Rector’s next serve went into the net, keeping the set tied, 2-2.

 

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Wed
25
Oct

Olton vying for playoff spot as district play continues

Last Friday, the Olton Mustangs’ varsity football team came up short against the Abernathy Antelopes, 55-28, falling to 0-2 in district play.

“We are looking forward to our game against Sundown this week. Our goal of being a playoff team is still in front of us and our guys understand this and are working hard,” Head Coach Ross Lassiter said.

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Wed
25
Oct

Wolverines looking to bounce back against Farwell

The Springlake-Earth Wolverines are coming off of a, 41-6, loss to Bovina as they get set to take on Farwell.

The Wolverines totaled 254 yards of offense, including 147 passing yards and 107 rushing yards.

Isaiah Solis finished the game 10-of-17 passing for 147 yards and one touchdown. He also added 12 carries for 15 yards.

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Wed
25
Oct

Wildcats ready to slay Tigers on the road

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team is coming off of a, 42-28 home loss to Friona on Friday. They will look to try and put it behind them as they travel to Slaton to take on the Tigers.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 1-6 overall, 0-2 in district play.

“It was a tough loss, we suffered some injuries… some people thought those were cramps, but [Antqwon] Griggs has a quad strain that he’s still nursing and Chris [Douglas] has a pretty good hamstring pull,” Brent Green, Head Coach said. “Those guys are questionable this week on whether or not they can go, and if they can go whether or not they can be full speed.”

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Sat
21
Oct

Lady Cats swept by Fillies, 3-0

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team fell short in their efforts on Tuesday night as they fell to the Shallowater Fillies, 3-0.

With the loss, the Lady Cats fall to 3-22 overall, 2-3 in district play.

Cailyn Breckel scored a kill off of a Littlefield return to open set one for the Fillies, but a kill attempt on the next play by Mady McCully landed out of bounds, tying the set, 1-1.

Shallowater would score three consecutive points before Berkley Sapieha’s serve went into the, making the score, 2-4.

 

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Sat
21
Oct

Wildcats drop heartbreaker to Friona

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team dropped a heart breaker to the Friona Chieftains, 42-28, as their comeback efforts fell short.

The Wildcats fall to 1-6 overall, 0-2 in district play.

Friona opened the contest with a big return from Marco Maldonado, starting their first drive at the Wildcats 41-yard line.

Maldonado carried the ball on first down and an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty was called on sophomore defensive end, Daniel Stinson, moving the ball down to the 23-yard line.

Sergio Flores carried the ball on first and second down giving the Chieftains a first and goal at the Littlefield seven-yard line.

Flores punched it in on the next play for a Friona touchdown with 10:40 to play in the first quarter. The PAT by Flores was no good, leaving the score, 6-0.

 

Wed
18
Oct

Wildcats looking to bounce back against Friona on Friday

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats took a tough loss in their district opener at Shallowater last Friday. The Wildcats will look to bounce back this week as they get set for their homedistrict opener against Friona.

“It’s tough, we just had a bunch of mental breakdowns out there,” Head Coach Brent Green said. “We weren’t very physical from start to finish; it just wasn’t a very pretty performance on our part and we have a lot of things to fix going forward.”

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Wed
18
Oct

Lady Cats fall in three at Friona

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats dropped their first meeting of the season with the Friona Squaws on Saturday on the road in straight sets.

With the loss, the Lady Cats fall to 3-21 overall, 2-2 in district play.

Littlefield got off to a slow start in set one as Friona got out to a, 1-4, lead after a tip by junior, Ari Villafranco went out of bounds.

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Sat
14
Oct

Lady Cats drop Bobbies in straight sets, 3-0

By DEREKLOPEZ The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team, made it back-to-back district wins on Tuesday as they took down the Dimmitt Bobbies in straight sets.

With the victory, the Lady Cats improve to 3-20 overall, 2-1 in district play.

In set one, Eli Chavez’s serve was returned out of bounds by senior, Jessica Hagopoylos for a Dimmitt point.

Chavez’s next serve went into the net, but the Lady Cats would surrender the serve on the next play as senior, Caroline Cozart’s serve was returned by Gisell Fuentes and tipped out of bounds by freshman, Geyah Garza, making the score, 1-2.

Fuentes was called for touching the net on the following play, turning the serve back over to Littlefield with the score tied, 2-2.

 

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