Lakin girls, Syracuse boys win at Hi-Plains tourney

1/21/2014

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

Lakin 55, Sublette 38

At Sublette, the Lady Larks fell to the visiting Lakin Lady Broncs, 55-38, in Hi-Plains League Tournament play. The Lady Broncs won behind the efforts of Kara Simmons, leading the way with 16 points.

The Lady Larks were only behind 25-18 at half, but they weren't able to stop the scoring of the Lady Broncs as they scored over 11 points in each quarter.

The leading scorer for the Lady Larks was Brooke Briggs with 13 points.

Lakin will play top-seeded Cimarron (8-1) at 3:30 p.m. today, while Sublette will play the loser of the matchup between Elkhart (4-4) and Southwestern Heights (4-5), who play at 6:30 p.m. today.

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Lakin 14 11 18 12 -- 55

Sublette 13 5 17 3 -- 38

Lakin (55)--Martinez 0 1-2 1, Watkins 2 2-4 9, Ritsema 6 0-0 12, Calderon 1 0-0 3, Davidson 4 0-1 9, Simmons 7 2-2 16, Reed 1 1-4 3, Dale 0 2-4 2. Totals 21 8-17 55.

Sublette (38)--Watson 3 0-0 6, Briggs 5 2-2 13, Ornelas 1 0-0 2, P. Whaler 3 1-2 7, E. Whaler 3 2-5 8, B. Gonzales 1 0-0 2. Totals 16 5-9 38.

3-point goals--Lakin 2 (Watkins, Davidson), Sublette 1 (Briggs).

Syracuse 52, Stanton County 40

At Sublette, the Syracuse Bulldogs took home the win — and the right to face off against top-seeded Meade (6-1) at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night in the second round of the Hi-Plains League Tournament — defeating the Stanton County Trojans, 52-40, behind the scoring of Tierney DeWitt, who was the leading scorer with 21 points.

The Bulldogs found themselves down at the end of the first period 11-4, but came back strong with a 24-point second period, while holding the Trojans to nine points, to close out the half.

The leading scorer for the Trojans was Jacob Cron with 14 points.

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Syracuse 4 24 12 16 -- 52

Stanton Co 11 9 13 7 -- 40

Syracuse (52)--Barnes 0 2-2 2, D. Leyva 2 1-1 5, Keller 1 0-0 3, Coleman 3 4-4 10, D. English 4 3-7 11, DeWitt 7 6-11 21. Totals 17 16-25 52.

Stanton Co. (40)--Molina 3 4-5 10, Cron 6 14, Smith 2 0-2 4, Dominguiz 1 0-2 2, Puyear 4 2-7 10. Totals 16 6-15 40.

3-point goals--Syracuse 2 (Keller, DeWitt), Stanton Co. 2 (Cron).

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Today's Schedule

Boys

5 p.m.--No. 1 Meade vs. No. 8 Syracuse; No. 2 Cimarron vs. No. 7 Lakin.

8 p.m.¬­¬­--No. 4 SW Heights vs. No. 5 Elkhart; No. 3 Satanta vs. No. 6 Sublette.

Girls

3:30 p.m.--No. 1 Cimarron vs. No. 8 Lakin; No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 6 Stanton County.

6:30 p.m.--No. 4 Elkhard vs. No. 5 SW Heights; No. 2 Meade vs. No. 7 Satanta.

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