Tyrone sweeps openers of High Plains Tournament

Quentin Fankhouser looks for an open teammate as Yarbrough's Tyler Rodman defends. (Staff photo/Shawn Yorks)Tyrone’s Jenna Bohannan (15) shoots over Goodwell’s Karissa Glover (30), Thursday morning during the opening game of the High Plains Conference Tournament at the Oscar Williams Fieldhouse on the campus of Oklahoma Panhandle State University. The Lady Bobcats improved to 2-0 on the season with a 55-46 win
Staff Writer

Area basketball fans were looking forward to an intriguing first-round matchup of the High Plains Tournament between the Goodwell Eagles and the upstart, unbeaten Yarbrough Lobos, and they weren’t disappointed. Yarbrough took the lead at halftime, Goodwell came out strong to grab the advantage in the third and withstood a furious Lobo rally in the fourth to hand Yarbrough its first loss of the season, 46-42.

The Tyrone girls also advanced to today's semifinals as did the Goodwell boys with a 46-42 win over Yarbrough, the first loss of the season for the Lobos.

Find the full recap on Page 9 of today's paper!