Broncos post win over Fort Sumner

PNT Staff

FLOYD — The Floyd Broncos held Fort Sumner to 12 first-half points Friday night and rolled to a 68-53 District 3-1A boys victory over the Foxes.
Junior Jerrod Long led three players in double figures for Floyd (11-11, 2-3 district) with 22 points, including four of the team’s seven 3-pointers. Junior Kyle Kropf added 17 points, including 11 of 13 free throws, while senior Manny Carrillo had a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 10 points.
Floyd outscored Fort Sumner 20-5 in the second quarter to build an 18-point lead. The Foxes (14-7, 3-2) got within six points twice in the second half, but Floyd locked up the game by hitting 14-of-20 free throws in the final quarter.
Junioer Jeremy Gauna led Fort Sumner with 21 points.
In girls action, unbeaten Fort Sumner rolled to a 34-4 halftime lead and coasted to a 46-20 victory.
The Vixens (21-0, 5-0) got 16 points from senior Sandy Fortner and 15 from senior Lindsey Mansell. Floyd (8-14, 0-5) was led by seven points from junior Jewlie Paiz.

Elida-Dora — At Dora, the Elida girls maintained second place in 3-1A with a 45-30 victory over the host Lady Coyotes.
Seniors Adrienne Coe and Casey Ford paced the Lady Tigers (14-6, 4-1) with 18 and 11 points, respectively. Elida pulled away steadily after trailing 7-6 at the quarter.
For Dora (9-11, 1-4), senior D’Shawn Pettigrew and junior Rana Terry scored eight points apiece.
Meantime, the Dora boys outscored Elida 13-10 in the final period for a 50-47 victory.
Junior Tyler Wilhoit led three players in double figures for the Coyotes (7-15, 2-3) with 15 points. Sophomore Austin Prewett added 12 and senior Travis Belcher 11.
The Tigers (11-9, 1-4) were led by 15 points from freshman Wesley Gilmore and 11 from junior Thomas West.

FTCS posts win — Caleb Richards scored 23 points and Luis McCain added 19 as Faith Triumphant bounced back from a home loss on Monday night with a 69-42 thrashing of Lubbock Home School.
The Conquerors (10-5), who were upended on Monday by Hereford Community Christian, dominated the second and third periods to pull away after leading the Warriors just 15-11 at the quarter.
Tanner Bruffey led Home School with 16 points, including four 3-pointers.
On Saturday, the FTCS girls beat Carlsbad’s Victory Christian 45-26 at home behind 16 points and 13 rebounds from Cassie Paden. All six Lady Conquerors scored in the win. Reshea Kelly added 12 points, while Jessica McCain collected 10 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

Boys
District 3-1A
Dora 50, Elida 47
Elida (11-9, 1-4) —
Dylan Radcliff 8, Thomas West 11, Tom Sullivan 9, Wesley Gilmore 15, Caleb Widner 4. Totals 18 9-12 47.
Dora (7-15, 2-3) — Travis Belcher 11, Tyler Wilhoit 15, J.R. Gonzales 2, Efrain Lopez 2, Casey O’Conner 2, Brent Hays 6, Austin Prewett 12. Totals 20 8-16 50.
Elida 17 12 8 10 — 47
Dora 11 14 12 13 — 50
3-pointers — Elida (2): Radcliff, Sullivan. Dora (2): Hays 2. JV score — Dora 45, Elida 22.

Floyd 68, Fort Sumner 53
Fort Sumner (14-7, 3-2) —
Jeremy Gauna 21, Ross Cortese 1, Derek Dimitroff 2, Matt Sena 6, Richard Canales 6, Tim Segura 4, Matt West 4, Ryan Fikany 9. Totals 19 11-26 53.
Floyd (11-11, 2-3) — Eric Padilla 6, Bryan Johnson 5, Jonathan Mitchell 7, Jerrod Long 22, Kyle Kropf 17, Manny Carrillo 10, Jason Martinez 1. Totals 18 25-37 68.
Fort Sumner 7 5 20 21 — 53
Floyd 10 20 12 26 — 68
3-pointers — Fort Sumner (4): Sena 2, Canales, Gauna. Floyd (7): Long 4, Carrillo 2, Johnson. JV score — Floyd 48, Fort Sumner 46.

Non-district
FTCS 69, Lubb. Home School 42
Lubbock Home School —
Andrew Keaton 2, Austin Howard 2, Toly Doles 3, Jesse Trevino 2, Donald Moses 8, Tanner Bruffey 16, Blake Gibson 2, Cody Cooper 5, Nathan Hunt 2. Totals 14 10-18 42.
Faith Triumphant (10-5) — Caleb Richards 23, Luis McCain 19, Tim Smith 6, Eric Cathey 12, Seth Pearson 7, T.J. Wood 2. Totals 30 6-12 69.
Home School 11 9 2 20 — 42
FTCS 15 24 14 16 — 69
3-pointers — Lubbock Home School (4): Bruffey 4. Faith Triumphant (3): McCain 3.

Girls
District 3-1A
Fort Sumner 46, Floyd 20
Fort Sumner (21-0, 5-0) —
Kelly Fortner 8, Kayla Britain 2, Tobea Patterson 5, Sandy Fortner 16, Lindsey Mansell 15. Totals 17 11-22 46.
Floyd (8-14, 0-5) — Kelli Johnson 5, Rebecca Blue 2, Brook Reed 2, Darcee Chenault 2, Noel Carpenter 2, Jewlie Paiz 7. Totals 9 1-7 20.
Fort Sumner 11 23 12 0 — 46
Floyd 4 0 6 10 — 20
3-pointers — Fort Sumner (1): Mansell. Floyd (1): Paiz.

Elida 45, Dora 30
Elida (14-6, 4-1) —
Casey Ford 11, Kodi Armitage 8, Adrienne Coe 18, Lindsey Smith 3, Shalie Anthony 5. Totals 19 3-8 45.
Dora (9-11, 1-4) — Jennifer Bolin 1, Tearney O’Connor 5, D’Shawn Pettigrew 8, Rana Terry 8, Kassandra Clark 4, Audra Pinkston 4. Totals 13 2-8 30.
Elida 6 11 18 10 — 45
Dora 7 5 13 5 — 30
3-pointers — Elida (4): Armitage 2, Ford, Smith. Dora (2): Pettigrew 2. JV score — Elida 26, Dora 5. Junior high score — Elida 18, Dora 8.