Stamford holds off Roscoe

The results were a lot closer the second time around. However, Stamford’s basketball teams still held off Roscoe on Tuesday in District 9-A, Division I action.Stamford’s boys won 63-51 to improve to 9-0 while dropping Roscoe to 5-4 with one game left. Caden Smith had 25 points and Cody Graham added 12 to pace the Plowboys, who are tied with Munday for third place. The teams meet Friday in Munday, and the winner will claim the No. 3 playoff berth.Stamford’s girls (8-2) got a scare but won 39-37.Jacinda Morales had 10 points, Lindsey Williams nine, Kim Norris eight and Lynnsi Moses six or Roscoe, which finished 1-9 in district and 8-20 overall. Norris and Morales had eight and seven rebounds, respectively. Roscoe’s boys had lost to Stamford 86-36 in their previous meeting, while the Roscoe girls were defeated 42-28 when the teams met Jan. 21.In District 12-A, Division II, the Blackwell girls finished 6-22 overall and 2-12 in district play after losing to Sterling City, 41-31.Amanda Bullard had 10 points, Jennifer Allen and Kaitlyn Gaston eight and Reccie Roland five.Blackwell’s boys (3-9 in district, 10-17) lost 53-34. Caleb Magness scored 13 points and Caleb Jeter 12 to pace the Hornets, who have two games remaining. Blackwell hosts Veri-best Friday, then travels to first-place Bronte next Tuesday for its finale.