Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
Aly Freeland and Ramee Aranda, both swimmers for the Guymon Gators, were recently awarded State All-Academic Swim Team honors by Missouri Valley and USA Swimming associations.
Freeland, 16, is the daughter of Mike and Darci Freeland of Guymon, and is a sophomore at Guymon High School.
Aly is a nine-year member of the Guymon Gator Swim Team and maintains a 4.38 GPA. She is a member of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) and is on the GHS Womenâs golf and volleyball teams.
GOODWELLâThe Goodwell Eagles head into the holiday break with a big win for the last game of 2012. The Eagles gave the Darrouzett, Texas, Longhorns a 61-46 drubbing at home Friday night.
The two Austins got the job done. Austin Glover and Austin Morris combined for 40 points, nearly two-thirds of Goodwellâs total scoring.
Goodwell outscored Darrouzett 20-10 in the first quarter and the Longhorns led the second period 11-9. The halftime score was 29-21 in Goodwellâs favor. The Eagles led the tally in each of the third and fourth quarters, 12-10 and 20-15.
GOODWELLâThe Lady Eagles played nearly four solid quarters of Basketball with Darrouzett, Texas, Friday night for a 14-point, 49-35 win.
The Lady Longhorns put up their toughest fight in the first quarter, taking a 13-11 lead into the quarter break. The Lady Eagles took the lead back early in the second period and never looked back. The halftime score was 26-21 in Goodwellâs favor. The Lady Eagles led by 10, 38-28 going into the fourth quarter.
Despite the first period quarter score, Goodwell head coach Gary Page said he felt the Lady Eagles never lost control of the game.
GRUVER, TexasâWith the exception of a brief 2-2 tie early in the first quarter, the Bulldogs controlled the first three quarters and tied Gruver in the final period to beat the Greyhounds 52-36 last night after leading by more than 20 points at least twice.
Hooker outscored Gruver 12-7 in the first quarter, 14-4 in the second, 12-11 in the third and tied the Greyhounds 14-14 in the fourth quarter.
âItâs a tough place to play. Coming to Texas always is,â said Hooker head coach Chad Hussey.
âOur kids did a great job offensively, again,â he said.
GRUVER, TexasâHookerâs Kyra Cathcart hit a buzzer-beater 3-pointer that sent the Lady Bulldogâs game with the Lady Hounds into overtime last night.
It also opened the door to a 37-34 Hooker win over Gruver.
TEXHOMAâWhile Turpin played a close game with Texhoma, the Red Devils pulled ahead in the fourth quarter for a 13-point, 56-43 win over the Cardinals last night.
TEXHOMAâThe Lady Devils easily put away Turpinâs Lady Cardinals with a 46-point win last night.
The Lady Devilsâ Tabra Elliott hit both ends of a one-and-one during the first minute of play putting Texhoma up 2-0. The Lady Devils never looked back, leading 17-5 after the first quarter, 34-10 at halftime, 52-20 at the final quarter break and 73-27 when it was all over.
For the Lady Devils (4-5), the blowout win came on the heals of a 43-40 loss to Hooker Monday night.
âI think it was definitely a game that we needed. It boosted our confidence,â said Texhoma head coach Britton Gabriele.
HOOKERâThe Bulldogs bit hard and swiftly last night. With the exception of a brief 2-point Texhoma lead in the first quarter, Hooker was in command of nearly the entire game, finishing this yearâs edition of the long-standing Hooker-Texhoma rivalry with a 72-58 win.
The first quarter was close with the Bulldogs leading from 1-4 points throughout much of the period. There were two brief ties and the Red Devils led 17-15 late in the quarter. The score was 18-17 Hooker at the first quarter break.
HOOKERâThe tempo seemed to change in the fourth quarter with the balance scale tipped in the Lady Dogsâ favor after the Lady Devils had controlled the game for three quarters.
Hooker won 43-40.
The Lady Dogs scored first, but it was Texhoma with 1-to-4 -point leads through the remainder of the first half. The Lady Devils led 9-7 at the end of the first quarter and 16-12 at halftime. The third period was a similar story with Texhoma ahead 29-26 at the final quarter break.
GOODWELLâA technical foul called on Oklahoma Panhandle State Universityâs Michael Patterson following an attempted slam-dunk late in the game brought verbal comments from spectators disagreeing with the call in Oscar Williams Field House Saturday night.
The Aggies went on to lose 87-80 to Fort Hays State University in a game that could have gone either way with a lead changing several times and multiple ties in both halves. FHSU outscored the Aggies 43-41 in the first half and 44-39 in the second.