Elida boys ease past Dora in District 3-1A opener

PNT Staff

ELIDA — The Elida Tigers outscored Dora 20-10 in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to rally for a 60-57 victory in the District 3-1A opener for both teams.
Senior Dylan Radcliff scored 19 points and freshman Wesley Gilmore added 14 for the Tigers (11-6, 1-0 district). Juniors Tyler Wilhoit and Brent Hays led the Coyotes (5-12, 0-1) with 20 and 18 points, respectively.
“Both teams played extremely hard,” Elida boys coach Darrell Chenault said. “It just came down to who was lucky at the end, I guess.”
Elida also took the girls matchup, winning 55-37 behind 21 points from senior guard Casey Ford.
At Fort Sumner, the host Foxes and Vixens posted a sweep of Floyd.
The Fort Sumner boys edged Floyd 60-57 despite five 3-pointers and 24 points from junior guard Jerrod Long.
Fort Sumner’s unbeaten girls improved to 15-0 with a 64-18 victory over the Lady Bronchos in the first half of the doubleheader.

Girls
District 3-1A
Fort Sumner 64, Floyd 18
Floyd (8-9, 0-1) —
Brandi Paiz 2, Kelli Johnson 3, Darcee Chenault 3, Noel Carpenter 4, Jewlie Paiz 6. Totals 7 3-5 18.
Fort Sumner (15-0, 1-0) — Kelly Fortner 8, Leslie Wood 4, Tobea Patterson 14, Sandy Fortner 11, Lindsey Mansell 5, Kayla Britain 9, DeLane Luce 3, Julie Wood 2, Alycia Propps 4, Kirstin Caton 2, Alex Owens 2. Totals 20 23-33 64.
Floyd 7 3 6 2 — 18
Fort Sumner 14 24 13 13 — 64
3-pointers — Floyd (1): Paiz. Fort Sumner (1): Mansell. JV score — Fort Sumner 66, Floyd 22.

Elida 55, Dora 37
Dora (6-8, 0-1) —
Jennifer Bolin 3, Tearney O’Connor 4, D’Shawn Pettigrew 4, Yesenia Jacquez 2, Rana Terry 7, Kassandra Clark 9, Jena Bilberry 8. Totals 15 7-21 37.
Elida (11-5, 1-0) — Alicia Cross-Smith 4, Casey Ford 21, Kodi Armitage 11, Amber Griffin 2, Adrienne Coe 11, Lindsey Smith 2, Shalie Anthony 4. Totals 21 11-18 55.
Dora 7 7 7 16 — 37
Elida 16 16 14 11 — 55
3-pointers — Dora: none. Elida (2): Ford 2. JV score — Dora 46, Elida 11.

Boys
District 3-1A
Fort Sumner 60, Floyd 57
Floyd (9-8, 0-1) —
Jason Martinez 3, Manny Carrillo 9, Kyle Kropf 6, Jonathan Mitchell 6, Bryan Johnson 7, Jerrod Long 24, Eric Padilla 2. Totals 19 10-14 57.
Fort Sumner (10-5, 1-0) — Jeremy Gauna 25, Brenton Williamson 1, Ryan Fikany 12, Byron Wilson 2, Tim Segura 1, Ross Cortese 6, Matthew Sena 7, Richard Canales 6. Totals 22 14-34 60.
Floyd 5 19 16 17 — 57
Fort Sumner 17 11 13 19 — 60
3-pointers — Floyd (9): Long 4, Carrillo 3, Kropf, Martinez. Fort Sumner (2): Gauna, Sena. JV score — Fort Sumner 60, Floyd 46.

Dora 60, Elida 57
Dora (5-12, 0-1) —
Travis Belcher 8, Payton Terry 5, Tyler Wilhoit 20, J.R. Gonzales 2, Casey O’Connor 4, Brent Hays 18. Totals 21 10-14 57.
Elida (11-6, 1-0) — Dylan Radcliff 19, Clayton Ford 2, Thomas West 6, Tom Sullivan 7, Trenton Chenault 7, Wesley Gilmore 14, Caleb Widener 5. Totals 22 10-15 60.
Dora 16 4 27 10 — 57
Elida 17 11 22 20 — 60
3-pointers — Dora (5): Hays 4, Terry. Elida (6): Gilmore 2, Radcliff 2,Chenault, Widener. JV score — Dora 63, Elida 50.