Highland teams, Roscoe girls win

January 4, 2012

Highland Hornets varsity basketball coverage

Highland’s teams swept a district doubleheader from Loraine and Roscoe’s girls also won in their final district tuneup on Tuesday.
Highland’s state-ranked girls improved to 15-6 overall, and are 3-1 in District 11-A, Division II after the Lady Hornets’ 63-45 win over Loraine.
Sierra Allen’s 23 points paced Highland, which led 17-9 after one quarter, 31-17 at halftime and 48-37 after three periods. Megan Thompson added 14 points and Kara Hughey 11, while Kaylee Martin and Madison Moseley had six points and Lora Stewart three. Highland is currently ranked No. 21 in Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Highland’s boys defeated Loraine 34-31 in overtime for their first win in district play. The Hornets (1-1 in district, 4-13) outscored Loraine 7-4 in OT after the teams deadlocked 27-27 at the end of regulation.
Ethan Wilson scored 17 points and Ron Covington 12 for Highland. Laramie Thompson had three points and Brandon Stevens two.
Meanwhile, the Roscoe girls improved to 10-9 this season with a 34-19 victory at home against Eula, while the boys lost 78-17.
Sara Kingston scored 13 points for Roscoe, which led Eula 8-0 at the end of the first period, 16-7 at halftime and 31-13 after three quar-ters. Lynnsi Moses (10) also reached double figures while Kendall Moses had four, Faith Boren three and Natalie Anthony and Torrey Willman two. Jacinda Mor-ales grabbed six rebounds for Roscoe and Boren had a team-high five steals.
Roscoe’s JV girls (5-7) beat Eula, 25-22, as Sam Ortega scored 11 points, Shelby Brown and Olivia Rovig four and Jese Pena and Selena Perez three.
Roscoe’s varsity boys were led in their contest by Jesus Leanos with six points. Keeston Ford scored five points, Dillon Freeman had four and Cutter Davilla scored two. The JV boys also lost, 41-30, as Luke Rovig scored 11 points, Davilla 10, Chase Cathey five and Kane Peavy four. Roscoe’s boys are idle until starting dis-trict play next Tuesday.

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