ABILENE – State-ranked No. 7 Strawn post Jayde Price scored 47 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Lady Hounds to a 79-64 victory over Abilene Christian High School here Tuesday night.
Also scoring for Strawn (7-3) were Jacqueline Berumen with 13 points, Shelly Abbott with nine, Cori Pollock with eight and Eva De Gregorio with two.
Also, Abbott had a game-high 15 assists and Berumen had six steals.
Santo girls cruise
DE LEON – Santo post Sarah Van Remmen scored a game-high 22 points and Courtney Flanagan added 13 to lead the state-ranked No. 5 Ladycats to a 65-31 victory over De Leon here Tuesday night.
The win elevates the Ladycats’ mark to 8-1.
“The team is progressing,” Ladycats head coach Tony Raffaele said. “We are still working on not allowing second shots for the opponent, which means better block outs on defense.”
Also scoring for Santo were Breeana Raffaele and Alyssa McKennon, each with eight points, Payton Billue with six, Taylor Nemeth with four, and Kristy Trammel and Chloe McGlaun, each with two.
The Santo junior varsity defeated De Leon, 42-31, as Chasen Howard and Reagan Raffaele each scored 10 points to lead the Ladycats.
Also scoring for the JV Ladycats (6-1) were Jawnee Hess with nine points, Calli Wharton with eight and Caylin Edwards with five.
Jacksboro edges Bulldogs, 49-48
MILLSAP – Jacksboro slipped past the Millsap Bulldogs, 49-48, here Tuesday.
Dalyn Clanin scored 14 points to lead Millsap, with Michael Rogers grabbing a game-high 15 rebounds.
Other Millsap scoring totals include Aaron Peninger with 11 points, and Jaxon Martin and Bobby Nolen, each with eight.
‘Rabbits suffer first loss of season
HUCKABAY – Huckabay handed the Graford Jackrabbits their first loss of the season Tuesday with a 73-60 win.
The loss drops Graford, which had beaten Huckabay in the championship game of their own tournament on Nov. 17, to 5-1.
Graford was down by 20 points in the third quarter before going on a 22-02 run to tie the game.
But Huckabay recovered to take the win.
Post Pepe Paz led Graford with 29 points, with Quinten Tabor adding 10.
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Get your brooms out
SPRINGTOWN – Nobody said it would be easy. But despite an energized opponent and a rowdy hometown crowd that lived up to its reputation, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams (24-6, 8-1) made the best of their long-awaited final trip to Springtown and beat the rival Lady Porcupines, 16-5, on senior night, Tuesday.
SPRINGTOWN – Three days before a colossal rematch for first place in District 6-3A with Kennedale, the Mineral Wells Rams (15-10, 6-2) got a resounding punch in the gut from their area rivals.
Area baseball, softball: Santo Wildcats begin push for first, Perrin Lady Pirates clinch third place
As the window of the regular season creeps ever closer to an end, teams all across the state are making the final push for the playoffs with a lucky few in hopes of improving their final playoff seed. Locally, the Santo Wildcats (9-6, 8-3) of the baseball diamond and Perrin-Whitt Lady Pirates (12-7, 6-4) softball team are no exception.
Santo, Perrin send 58 to Area Track Meet
SANTO – The Santo Wildcats hosted the District 11-1A Track Meet last Thursday with great results for local thinclads.
It keeps you runnin'
SPRINGTOWN – The Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School orchestrated a strong showing at the District 6-3A Track Meet in Springtown's Porcupine Stadium, last Wednesday and Thursday.
Gordon, Strawn finish strong at area track meet, combine to send 32 to regionals
STRAWN – Last Thursday was a good day for the track teams of Gordon and Strawn at the District 17 and 18-1A Area Track Meet, hosted by the Greyhounds on Strawn's campus.
FORT WORTH – The Mineral Wells Lady Rams (23-6, 7-1) took another step toward achieving their ultimate goals this season with an 18-1 shellacking of Diamond Hill-Jarvis to officially clinch a playoff berth, Friday, on the north side of Fort Worth.
Getting their work in
The Mineral Wells Rams (15-9, 6-1) are officially playoff-bound after a breezy 14-6 win over the Diamond Hill-Jarvis Eagles (4-13, 0-7) in a three-hour affair, Friday night, on the north side of Fort Worth.
It’s taken some time and a lot of work, but Ted Minor has joined the world of NASCAR.
Area baseball: Santo and Gordon nab big district wins
Both the Santo Wildcats (7-6, 6-3) and Gordon Longhorns (2-9, 2-7) pulled off wins in District 10-1A play by wide margins, Tuesday, to improve their district standing as the playoffs inch ever closer.
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