Texas Panhandle area round basketball roundup for February 16th

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Claude’s Renee Foquet drives to the basket against Kress during a Class 1A area round clash on Thursday night in Canyon. [Roy Wheeler/ Press Pass Sports]

Canyon Lady Eagles soar over Clint

Early round domination of their opponents continued for the Canyon Lady Eagles, as they took a big early lead and were never threatened in routing Clint 73-27 at Odessa Permian.

No. 4 Canyon (28-3) will play No. 13 Seminole (29-7) next week in a region quarterfinal game at a time, place and date to be determined.

It was business as usual for the Lady Eagles against another overmatched district opponent, as they opened the game by hitting three 3-pointers and taking a 20-2 lead. Clint (20-13) ended the quarter by hitting a 3-pointer to make it 20-5, but Canyon opened the second quarter by scoring 17 straight points to take control of the game and end any illusions Clint may have had about a competitive game.

Canyon had balanced scoring with four players in double figures. Tia Glynn had a game-high 15 points, Kinley Cornelsen scored 13, Abree Winfrey added 12 and Jaylee Moss chipped in 11.

Clint had no double-digit scorers, as Evelyn Guerra had nine points.
Clint           5  11  16  27
Canyon   20  39  51  73
Clint– Evelyn Guerra 9, Aylen Garcia 7. Canyon– Tia Glynn 15, Kinley Cornelsen 13, Abree Winfrey 12, Jaylee Moss 11. Records: Clint 20-13; Canyon 28-3.

Class 3A

Childress advances past Littlefield 

Childress used a 17-0 run in the fourth quarter to pull away from Littlefield for 52-32 win on Thursday night in the Class 3A area round in Floydada.

After a very close three quarters, Childress opened the game up in the final frame to pull away for the lopsided victory. The Lady Bobcats are now 25-9 overall and will face Shallowater (26-10) in the Class 3A regional quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Monday at Canyon High School. The Fillies knocked off Lamesa 49-26 on Thursday.

The Lady Bobcats finished with three players in double figures. Guard Cameran Daniel had a game-high 18 points followed by Aspen Lomax’s 16 and Adah Henderson’s 10.
Childress    14  21  35  52
Littlefield   10  21  32  32
C- Cameran Daniel 18, Aspen Lomax 16, Adah Henderson 10. L- Ariana 14. Records: Childress 25-9; Littlefield 22-10.

The Panhandle Ettes celebrate after downing Clarendon in a Class 2A area round clash at Pampa on Thursday. [Joe Garcia III/ Press Pass Sports]

Class 2A

Panhandle holds on to beat Clarendon

In a solid early round matchup, Panhandle held on the fourth quarter thanks mainly to solid defense to beat Clarendon 52-42 at Pampa’s McNeely Fieldhouse.

No. 7 Panhandle (27-7) will face the winner of Friday’s game between Sudan and Stratford in the Class 2A region quarterfinals next week.

It was as tight a game as would be expected between teams with such stellar records. Panhandle led by 10 at halftime, but No. 24 Clarendon (27-8) wouldn’t go away and cut the margin to four points early in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Panthers made several key stops in the final minutes and preserved their win at the free throw line, hitting nine free throws in the fourth quarter.

Sydnee Adee led Panhandle with 13 points, with nine of those coming from the free throw line. Baylee Gabel led Clarendon with 15 points and Kenidee Hayes had 13.
Panhandle   12  27  38  52
Clarendon      8  17  32  42
P– Sydnee Adee 13, Avery Cathey 9, Grace Sims 9. C– Baylee Gabel 15, Kenidee Hayes 13. Records: Panhandle 27-7; Clarendon 27-8.

Class 1A

Claude stampedes past Kress

The Claude Lady Mustangs had no issue stampeding over Kress taking a 50-29 victory in the Class 1A area round on Thursday night at the Joe Lombard Gymnasium in Canyon.

Kress had a hard time stopping Lady Mustang forward Renee Foquet who racked up a game-high 23 points. Teammate Andi Holland chipped in by scoring 11 points.

Claude (21-10), the District 2-1A champions, move on the Class 1A regional quarterfinals to play Friday’s winner between McLean and Happy at a time and place to be determined.
Kress        4  12  19  29
Claude   18  28  41  50
K- Baker 8. C- Renee Foquet 23, Andi Holland 11. Records: Kress 17-13; Claude 21-10.

Area round playoff scores

Class 3A

Idalou 83, Muleshoe 34

Shallowater 49, Lamesa 26

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