Dropping a key District 4-2A softball doubleheader at Hermleigh in March cost Borden County the league’s championship but the Coyotes more than made up for it here Thursday night at Joe Spikes Field.
Shawn Hatchett’s team shot a 27 to win the Lamesa Municipal Golf Course’s weekly golf scramble Wednesday evening.
Sands High School has its annual sports’ banquet Thursday evening at Ackerly.
After winning a playoff at last month’s Region I-1A Golf Tournament, Sands junior Lakyn Sandlin finished among the top girls in the state at this week.
By thumping Slaton, 12-2, last Saturday afternoon, the Golden Tornadoes’ softball is advancing to the regional quarterfinals of the Class 3A state playoffs.
Borden County’s softball squad has finished two out of the past three seasons at the state tournament.
The Golden Tornadoes sweep of Alpine in their Class 3A bi-district matchup is thought to be the first time in 25 years that Lamesa won a playoff series since finishing as the Class 4A state runners-up in 1995.
After dropping the second game of their bi-district playoff series against Springlake-Earth last Friday, the Borden County Coyotes found their backs against the wall going into Game 3 Monday night at Lubbock Cooper.
For the second time in the past three years the Crosbyton Chiefs have finished off the O’Donnell Eagles’ baseball season.
Lamesa batter runs past third after hitting a homer during Thursday’s playoff game against Slaton. The series is tied 1-1 with the final game being played Saturday at LCU.