Rising LS Girls – Yuma Pioneer
The Lone Star girls’ basketball team came out of vacation last week with two wins.
The Longhorns are now 6-2 overall and 2-0 in the YWKC League. They are No. 8 in the Class 1A Rating Percentage Index and No. 6 in the 1A Top 10. They are in Fleming today, February 13th, for a Top 10 Showdown.
Lone Star returned to competition on January 4, claiming a 51-31 home win over Idalia. Aleighcea Kuntz had 21 points and two rebounds, Alivia Weathers had 15 points, three rebounds and three steals, Lamya Kuntz had eight points, four steals and three rebounds, and Alison Davis had six points, two rebounds and two assists. Ana Lockard added two rebounds to Hailey Forry two steals and Amanda Kubitz a rebound.
They hosted Front Range Baptist in an out-of-league game on Friday, winning 66-25. A. Kuntz had 18 points, five rebounds and three steals, L. Kuntz had 13 points, five rebounds and five steals, Weathers had 13 points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists, Davis had nine points, four rebounds and three assists, Forry five Points, Kubitz four points and five rebounds and Lockard four points.
The Otis girls’ basketball team came out of the holiday break last Friday with a league win.
The Longhorns won 37-25 in Bethune and went 2-5 overall and 1-0 in the YWKC game. They host Idalia on Friday, travel to Caliche on Saturday and play at Fleming on Monday.
Alli Hornung had 13 points and five steals for the Bulldogs in the Bethune win. Hailey Stivers had 12 points, seven rebounds and six steals, Rowan Tribelhorn eight points, nine rebounds and three assists, Jayce Perry two points and two steals, Kayce Perry two points, five rebounds and three steals, Arlene Bencomo nine rebounds, and seven steals three assists and Madelyn Willeke five rebounds and four steals. Alexa Bencomo and Layce Perry each had two rebounds.
The Arickaree/Woodlin basketball teams are in Hi-Plains on Friday after returning from the holiday break with two losses last weekend.
The Indian Mustangs are also in Flagler on Saturday.
They hosted a strong Stratton team last Friday that suffered a 65-43 loss. Statistics were not available for Arickaree/Woodlin.
The Indian Mustangs clinched a 27-22 win over Rocky Mountain Lutheran on Saturday. The game was tight throughout, but Arickaree/Woodlin held a seven-point lead in the second half. H/W statistics were not available at press time.
LONE STAR BOYS
The Lone Star boys basketball team suffered a few losses over the Christmas break last week.
They returned to action on January 4 at Idalia, losing 75-30. Dakoda Cox had 12 points and four steals, Grant Kuntz eight points and four rebounds, Wyatt Cochran five points, seven rebounds and five assists, Ethan Glenn three points, Abraham Martinez two points, six rebounds and three assists and Owen Glenn a rebound.
Lone Star received Front Range Baptist on Friday, losing 42-28. Cochran had 13 points, seven rebounds, and three assists, Cox had seven points, five rebounds, and two assists, Kuntz had four points and seven rebounds, Martinez had two points and five rebounds, E. Glenn had two points, and O. Glenn had two rebounds.
The Longhorns host Fleming today, January 13, host Bethune on Saturday and Weldon Valley on Tuesday.
The Otis boys’ basketball team had a great start to 2022, clinching a league win last Friday.
The Bulldogs won 76-60 in Bethune and went up to 4-3 overall, 1-0 in the YWKC League game. They host Idalia on Friday and are in Caliche on Saturday.
Otis took the lead in Bethune last Friday and gradually built it up as the game progressed. Jack Willeke had 22 points and 18 rebounds, Sawyer Packer 19 points and seven rebounds, Charlie Kendrick 18 points, 10 rebounds and five steals, Carter Wells eight points and four rebounds, Erick Thorn five points, five assists and five rebounds, Taylor Ringlein four points, four rebounds and five assists and JJ Ward three rebounds and seven assists. Kaleb Jones added an assist.
The Arickaree/Woodlin boys’ basketball team is in Hi-Plains on Friday and Flagler on Saturday after bouncing back in action last week with two losses.
The Indian Mustangs hosted Stratton for the first game of 2022 last Friday, losing 63-39. Details and statistics were not available.
They played Rocky Mountain Lutheran on Saturday and suffered a 55-35 loss. A/W led after the first quarter but was outplayed 35-14 in the middle quarter. A/W statistics were not available at press time.