Amarillo-area girls district basketball scores for January 23rd


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Farwell’s Makylee Baldwin goes up for a bucket over a Panhandle defender on Tuesday night in Panhandle. [James Abel/ Press Pass Sports]

Farwell sweeps season series from Panhandle 

The Farwell Lady Steers made quite the statement while taking a step closer at a district championship by getting a huge 51-31 victory at Panhandle on Tuesday night.

The victory completes the season sweep of the Ettes (22-5) and gives the Lady Blue (25-3) at two-game lead in the District 3-2A standings. Farwell is a perfect 6-0 in district with Panhandle sitting at 4-2. Farwell also clinches a Class 2A spot in the process.

The contest was close with the Lady Blue leading 20-16 at the half. However, Farwell took over in the third quarter outscoring the Ettes 17-8 to go up 37-24. The Lady Blue kept their foot down in the fourth quarter to pull away for the win.

Farwell’s Makylee Baldwin led all scorers with 19 points. Teammate Landri Richey added nine. Evan Shadid scored a team-high nine for Panhandle.

Canyon’s Jaylee Moss fires a 3-point shot against rival West Plains during a District 4-4A game on Tuesday at West Plains High School. [Joe Garcia III/ Press Pass Sports]

Canyon cruises past West Plains 

The Canyon Lady Eagles used a huge second half to take down a challenging West Plains team 57-30 in a key District 4-4A game on Tuesday night at West Plains High School.

The Lady Wolves came out strong in the first half leading 17-16 at the break. Canyon quickly gut punched the Lady Wolves with a massive third quarter outscoring West Plains 22-3 to go up by a commanding 38-20. The Lady Eagles stayed dominant from there soaring past West Plains on the way to a 27-point victory.

Jaylee Moss was hot from the floor scoring a game-high 15 points to lead Canyon. Teammate Sydnee Winfrey poured in 12. West Plains guard Piper Patterson scored a team-high nine points.

Tuesday’s top performers 

Sophomore guard Tyler Held scored a career high 16 points that not only led the Amarillo High Lady Sandies to a blowout win over Caprock 75-19, but also punched the Lady Sandies (29-4) a ticket to the Class 5A playoffs with a 6-0 district record.

Tascosa’s Avery Carter used her size in the post to put up a game-high 23 points in the Lady Rebels 94-63 win against Plainview.

Hereford picked up a key 46-35 district win against Pampa behind Sam Grajeda’s 17 points.

West Texas A&M commit Braylen Lusby scored a game-high 21 points during Spearman’s 48-26 home victory against Bushland.

Wellington’s Audrey Jones helped the Lady Skyrockets get back in the win column pouring in 15 points in a 68-17 blowout win over Shamrock.

Kimber Wheatley and Reyna Rosales scored all but eight of Follett’s points in a key 40-32 win against 1-1A rival Miami. Wheatley and Rosales each scored 16 points.

Natalia Tarango of Pringle-Morse torched Channing for a game-high 29 points during a 81-13 win.

Kimberlyn Wheatley of Follett drives the baseline against Miami during a District 1-1A clash on Tuesday in Follett. [Sierra Franks/ Press Pass Sports]

Tuesday’s district scores

District 3-5A

Tascosa 94, Plainview 63
Amarillo High 75, Caprock 19

District 4-4A 

Canyon 57, West Plains 30
Perryton 74, Borger 45
Randall 67, Dumas 40
Hereford 46, Pampa 35

District 1-3A

Dalhart 49, Tulia 18
Spearman 48, Bushland 26
Canadian 77, River Road 25

District 2-3A

Idalou 50, Slaton 42
Shallowater 42, Abernathy 39
Lubbock Cooper Liberty 49, Lubbock Roosevelt 36

District 3-3A

Littlefield 56, Brownfield 41
Dimmitt 31, Lamesa 25
Denver City 51, Friona 33

District 1-2A 

Gruver 35, West Texas High 14
Stratford 54, Sanford-Fritch 39
Sunray 47, Booker 31

District 2-2A

Quanah 50, Memphis 35
Wellington 68, Shamrock 17
Clarendon 64, Wheeler 27

District 3-2A

Farwell 51, Panhandle 31
Bovina 49, Highland Park 32
Vega 51, Boys Ranch 40

District 1-1A

Follett 40, Miami 37
Fort Elliott 42, Lefors 33

District 2-1A

Claude 36, White Deer 30
Valley 59, Hedley 25
Silverton 58, Groom 40

District 3-1A

Pringle-Morse 81, Channing 13
Wildorado 57, Hartley 27
Texline 81, Adrian 15

District 4-1A 

Happy 58, Lazbuddie 38
Nazareth 66, Hart 8
Springlake-Earth 54, Kress 41

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