Plowboys and Hornets lose

February 2, 2012

Area high school boys varsity basketball coverage

Roscoe and Highland suffered losses in area boys high school basketball action Tuesday. Roscoe lost to Rotan, 50-42, in its game as the Plowboys fell to 1-6 in District 9-A, Division I, while Highland fell to Trent 46-45 in the teams’ District 11-A, Division II contest.
Ron Covington scored 23 points for Highland, but no other player was able to reach double figures as the Hornets fell to 5-19 overall and 2-7 in district.
Ethan Wilson finished with nine points while Shel-by Howard had seven, Shel-don Hall four and Kevin Box two. Highland led 26-24 at halftime and 37-35 at the end of three periods.
Jesus Leanos scored 22 points for Roscoe, who had beaten Rotan in the teams’ previous meeting, and Kees-ton Ford had 13. Matthew Cuellar had three points and Brant Burnett and Dil-lon Freeman two apiece for the Plowboys.

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