Wildcats handle Friona, set up showdown with Mustangs


The Littlefield Wildcats took down the Friona Chieftains on Friday on the road, 67-50, to improve to 14-12 overall, 8-1 in district play. Eric Prieto scored the games’ first points for Friona, but the Wildcats answered quickly as Jayden Longoria scored a layup off of the assist from Chris Douglas, tying the game, 2-2.


Prieto was fouled on an attempt by J’Shun Davis; he missed the first attempt, but made the second, giving the Chieftains a, 3-2 lead. Douglas nailed a three from the left wing, but Johnny Ojeda answered right back with a three of his own from the left wing, making the score, 6-5, with 5:05 remaining in the opening quarter. Longoria scored a lay-up off of the assist from Jonathan Davis, but Ivan Gallardo drilled a three from the right wing, extending Friona’s lead to, 9- 7


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