Area basketball teams fall short in Friday action

January 24, 2011

Nolan County area basketball scores

Nolan County area basketball teams found the going tough on Friday.
The Roscoe boys and girls lost at Stamford by scores of 86-36 and 42-28, respectively.
Highland’s teams hosted Roby but they experienced a similar fate, as Roby won the boys game 61-25 and slipped by the girls 30-28.
Blackwell’s teams hosted Bronte and the boys lost 57-24, while the girls fell 58-28.
The Roscoe boys had a chance to tie Stamford for first place in District 9-A, Division I, but instead fell to 2-2 in district and 9-9 overall while Stamford — which is ranked No. 12 in Class 1A, Division I — improved to 4-0 in district and 19-3 overall.
Roscoe was paced by Caden Smith with 17 points. Cody Graham had eight, Devan Cole seven, Edgar Gallegos two and Keeston Ford and Jesus Leanos one.
Highland’s boys (2-4 in District 11-A, Division II) got 11 points by Josh Andrews, eight by Landon Rowlett, four by Ron Covington and two by Kaden Nachlinger.
Highland’s girls (6-2) nearly upset the No. 6 team in Class 1A, Division II but Roby held on to go 8-0 in district play and take a two-game lead over the Lady Hornets with four remaining. Highland led 17-13 at halftime, but was outscored 17-11 by Roby in the second half. Kara Hughey had nine points, Shyan Womack six, Sierra Allen and Jessica McCain five, Callie Sandusky two and Beth Richburg one.
Stamford’s girls improved to 4-1 in District 9-A, Division I by beating Roscoe (1-4 in district, 8-15 overall).Roscoe was led by Lynnsi Moses with eight points. Carolina Perez had five and Natalie Anthony, Lind-sey Williams and Jacinda Morales three, while Faith Boren, Kaitlinn Reed and Katie McIntire had two.

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