Sports

Tue
11
Feb

Nettes fall short in tie-breaker

By FORREST GRIMES.
The Sudan Nettes missed out on a district championship, as they fell to Farwell, Friday night. The first quarter was  littered with foul calls. Three free throws from Ashton Sawyer and a basket from Allison Black gave Sudan a 5-2 lead.
Farwell tied the game, but Ashton Shultz and Sawyer each made a free throw. Madi Edwards made a couple of free  throws and a bucket to increase Sudan’s lead to 11-6. A couple of free throws from Shaylee Johnson and a threepointer
from Kimberlee Gonzales  gave Sudan a 16-8 lead, at the end of the first quarter.
Tue
11
Feb

Hornets sting Morton, 70-44

By FORREST GRIMES.
The Sudan Hornets defeated Morton, Friday night, to improve to 15-7 on the season, and 6-1 in district play. Morton opened up a 4-0 lead to begin the game. Tanner Fisher got a lay-up and a break-away dunk to tie the game. The Indians retook the lead, but a couple of buckets from Ty Shaw gave Sudan a 8-7 lead.
 
Sun
09
Feb

Lady Cats beat Olton, win district

The Littlefield Lady Cats won the District 2-2A championship with an 11-1 district record. They will play Sanford-Fritch, in the first round of the playoffs, at Canyon High School, Monday, at 7:30 p.m.

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield Lady Cats won their second consecutive district championship, with a victory over Olton, on Tuesday. Kaylee Edgemon scored a couple of buckets to open the game. Breanna Goen split a pair of free throws, but Edgemon scored again to give Littlefield a 6-1 lead. Jayde Elliott made a bucket, and Caitlyn Carroll made a three to give the Lady Cats an 11-1 lead. Olton come back. Goen made a basket and free throw. Five points from Alexa Sandoval had the Fillies down, 11-9, at the end of the first quarter.
 
Sun
09
Feb

Wildcats defeat Mustangs, 73-31

Mark Reed guards Sadler Pinkerton during Littlefield’s 73-31 win versus Olton. The Wildcats improved to 8-3 in district play

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield Wildcats defeated the Olton Mustangs, Tuesday night, to improve to 18-9, and 8-3 in district play. The Mustangs fell to 7-19 on the season, and 1-9 in district play. Dakota Gage opened the game with a bucket and free throw, but Sadler Pinkerton responded with a basket of his own. Mark Reed and De’Vonte Mathis combined for the next seven points, giving Littlefield a 10-2 lead. Josh Culpepper made a bucket, before Carlos Perez got Olton back on the board. Abrahm Lucero scored, and Pinkerton made a free throw.
 
Tue
04
Feb

Wildcats win, clinch playoff spot

Dorito Jackson brings the ball down the court during the Wildcats’ 58-49 victory against Friona.

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield Wildcats defeated Friona, Friday night, to clinch a playoff spot. The Wildcats improved to 17-9 on the season, and 7-3 in district play. Abrahm Lucero scored the first points of the game. Friona tied the game, but Lucero gave the lead right back to Littlefield. Josh Culpepper made a free throw, and Lucero scored another basket to give Littlefield a 7-4 lead. Friona sank a three, but Da’Madrick Moore made a layup to recapture the lead.
 
Tue
04
Feb

Lady Cats blow out Friona, 61-37

Jayde Elliott defends against a Friona player during the Lady Cats’ 61-37 victory over the Squaws.

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield Lady Cats clinched at least a share of the district title with a victory over Friona, Friday night. The Lady Cats improved to 20-8 on the season, and 10-1 in district play. Friona scored first with a free throw, but a bucket from Kaylee Edgemon gave Littlefield the lead. The Squaws scored the next five points before Daisy Fuentes sank a three. The two teams went back and forth. Buckets from Caitlyn Carroll and Stefani Hernandez cut Friona’s lead to 10-9.
 
Sun
02
Feb

FLOOR GENERAL

De’Vonte Mathis yells out the play during the Wildcats’ 59-55 loss to Muleshoe. Mathis had 12 points, four rebounds, and six assists.
 
Sun
02
Feb

Lfd softball begins practice

Alyssa Gregory looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during the Lady Cats’ 51-22 victory against Muleshoe. Littlefield improved to 9-1 in district play with the win.

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield softball team comes into this season looking to improve upon last year’s record. Despite having several members of last year’s team coming back, Coach Bryan Allcorn still considers his team an inexperienced one. “We got a few who are returners, and even with the returners, we’re really young,” he said. “There are some that played last year that were freshmen, now sophomores.”
 
Sun
02
Feb

Lfd baseball begins practice

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
After winning the district championship, and making it to the area round of the playoffs last season, the Littlefield baseball team will be looking for more success, this year. The Wildcats’ first scrimmage is Monday, Feb. 3, at Trinity Christian. First pitch is at 5 p.m. Coach Mitch McNeese said the two teams will do situational work before simulating an actual game. “We’re going to do about 30 minutes of situational work, where you put a guy on first and let them hit, ” he said. “Then, put a guy on third and first, have a guy stealing, all those little situational things you do.”
 
Wed
29
Jan

Lady Cats stomp Abernathy, 47-27

Alyssa Gregory brings the ball down the court during the Lady Cats 47-27 victory against Abernathy. The Lady Cats improved to 8-1 in district play.

By FORREST GRIMES.
 
The Littlefield Lady Cats defeated Abernathy, Friday night, to improve to 18-8 on the season, and 8-1 in district play. Kaylee Edgemon scored first to make the score 2-0, a lead which the Lady Cats would never lose. Five points from Caitlyn Carroll and a bucket from Jayde Elliott made the score 9-0. Abernathy sunk a three to make the score 9-3, at the end of the first quarter.

 

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