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Sudan Nettes’ Basketball

By Derek Lopez

The Sudan Nettes’ varsity basketball team was able to hold off the host team, Lady Panthers, 44-33, in the championship game of the 33rd annual Whitharral Invitational on Saturday.
Kennedy Wood dropped in a lay-up off of an inbound pass to get the Lady Panthers on the board and then scored a put-back to extend their lead to, 4-0, with 5:38 to play in the opening quarter.
With just over five minutes to play in the first quarter, Delanie Black split a pair of free throws and then knocked down a jumper from the right wing off of the assist from Emma Herrera, cutting the lead to, 4-3, with 3:07 to play in the quarter.
Wood scored again for the Lady Panthers, but Hannah Miller knocked down back-to-back jumpers off of the assists from Black and Payton Tolbert, giving Sudan a one-point advantage, 7-6.
Callan Netherland drained a three from the left elbow to extend their lead to, 10-6, but with time winding down in the quarter, Adamari Calderon was fouled on an attempt by Netherland; she split the free throws, making the score, 10-7, as the first quarter came to a close.
In the second quarter, Black found Miller for a lay-up, extending their lead to, 12-7, but on the other end, Raelynn Wooley was fouled on an attempt by Kaegan Edwards; she split the attempts and then Adamari Calderon scored a lay-up off of a steal, cutting the lead to, 12-10, with 4:45 to play in the first half.
Lexi Bartley responded with an offensive rebound and lay-up, but Wooley answered with a three from the top of the key, making it a one-point game, 14-13.
Zyell Reed scored a lay-up off of the assist from Adamari Calderon, drawing an and one foul on Edwards. She converted the free throw, giving the Lady Panthers a, 16-14 lead, with 3:20 to play in the first half.
With 2:42 to play in the half, Black was fouled on an attempt by Ayreli Calderon and split the free throws as Whitharral took a time out, leading the Nettes, 16-15.
Adamari Calderon was fouled on a three-point attempt by Herrera; she made the first free throw, missed the second, but drained the third, extending their lead to, 18-15, with 1:22 to play in the second quarter.
Wooley was fouled at the buzzer by Brianna Wallace; split the free throws, making it a four-point game, 19-15, going into the locker room at halftime.
Black was fouled on an attempt by Adamari Calderon to open the third quarter. She made both free throws and Bartley knocked down a jumper from the left elbow off of the assist from Black, tying the game, 19-19.
With 6:45 to play in the third quarter, Kirstyn Samsel was fouled on a jumper by Miller. She converted both free throws as Whitharral called a time out with 5:58 to play in the quarter.
Out of the break, Miller was fouled on an attempt by Wooley; she split the attempts, trimming the lead to, 21-20.
With 3:54 to play in the quarter, Wooley grabbed a defensive rebound and went coast-to-coast, using a euro step to get to the basket for a lay-up, stretching their lead to, 23-20.
The Nettes’ defense forced a 10-second call on Whitharral, but were unable to capitalize as Wooley picked up a steal and took it the other way for a Lady Panthers’ lay-up, extending their lead to, 25-20.
Black dropped in a lay-up and Wallace scored a put-back, slicing the lead to, 25-24, with 2:12 to play in the third quarter.
With 1:10 to play in the quarter, Adamari Calderon buried a three from the left wing, stretching their lead to, 28-24, heading into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth quarter, Miller dropped in a tear drop from the right side and Edwards knocked down a jumper from the right elbow to tie the game, 28-28, with 6:45 remaining.
Edwards picked up a steal and was fouled on an attempt by Rachel Robersonl she split the free throws and on the next play, Wallace was fouled on a put-back attempt by Kirstyn Samsel.
Wallace split the free throws, giving the Nettes a, 30-28 lead.
Netherland drained a three from the left wing and was fouled on the attempt by Wood; she was unable to convert the free throw, as Sudan took a, 33-28 lead, into the final stretch of the game.
With 3:28 to play, Edwards buried a three from the right elbow, but Adamari Calderon responded with a three of her own, making the score, 36-31.
Miller scored a lay-up off of the assist from Netherland, making the score, 38-31, as Sudan took a time out.
Out of the break, Miller scored another lay-up, making the score, 40-31, as Head Coach Benny Lockhart took another time out to switch up his lineup.
With just under one minute to play, Miller was fouled on an attempt by Kinly Wischkaemper; she split the free throws, but Wischkaemper responded with a deep two from the left wing as the Lady Panthers took a time out with 39.6 seconds to play in the game, trailing the Nettes, 41-33.
Out of the break, Edwards was fouled on a flagrant foul by Adamari Calderon, who fouled out of the game. Edwards split the free throws and after the inbound, Miller was fouled on an attempt by Wooley.
Miller split the attempts, making the score, 43-33, with 30.9 seconds to play.
With time winding down, Edwards was fouled on the floor by Samsel and split the free throws as the Nettes went on to take the championship game over Whitharral, 44-33.
The Nettes were led in scoring by Miller, who finished the contest with 15 points. Black and Edwards each netted eight points, while Netherland chipped in six points, Bartley tallied four points and Wallace contributed three points.
The Nettes hosted Plains on Tuesday. Results were not available at press time. They will be at Floydada on Friday, Dec. 15th. Tip-off is TBA.

 

Sudan Hornets Basketball

By Derek Lopez

The Sudan Hornets’ varsity basketball team fell short in their efforts on Saturday finishing fourth overall, after falling to the Whitharral Panthers, 61-36 in the third-place game at the 33rd annual Whitharral Invitational.
Chris Albus scored the games first points on a lay-up, but Ruben Rodriguez answered with a lay-up for Sudan, tying the game, 2-2, with just over seven minutes to play in the opening quarter.
Albus scored back-to-back lay-ups and then Kody Gonzales drew a block on Rodriguez, earning a trip to the free-throw line. He split the attempts as Sudan took a time out with 5:07 to play in the first quarter, trailing the Panthers, 7-2.
Out of the break, Sudan picked up a steal as Christian Montes found Rodriguez for a lay-up, but on the other end, Albus scored a put-back off of the miss by Matthew Lopez, making the score, 9-4, with 2:16 to play in the quarter.
Albus was fouled on an attempt by Alex Conley; he made both free throws, stretching their lead to, 11-4.
With 38.5 seconds to play in the first quarter, Rodriguez was fouled on an attempt by Barrett Isbell; he split the free throws, making the score, 11-5.
With under 10 seconds to play in the quarter, Isbell was fouled on an attempt by Ethan Pendergrass and split the free throws, making the score, 12-5, going into the second quarter.
Albus scored a lay-up off of the assist from Lopez to open the second quarter and then followed it up with a lay-up off of the assist from Isbell, stretching their lead to, 16-5.
Chris Schovajsa dropped in a lay-up to get the Hornets on the board in the second quarter and Rodriguez stole the ball from Lopez and dropped in a lay-up, drawing an and one foul on Isbell. He converted the three throw, cutting the lead to, 16-10.
With 5:43 to play in the half, Albus scored a lay-up off of the assist from Lopez and then Albus, on the next play, was fouled on a defensive rebound by Call Morris, earning a one-in-one opportunity at the free-throw line.
Albus split the free throws and Rodriguez responded on the other end with a jumper from the left wing off of the assist from Montes, trimming the lead to, 19-12.
With 4:16 to play in the second quarter, Schovajsa was fouled on an offensive rebound by Weston Sasser, earning a trip to the line for two free throws. He split the attempts and Montes followed it up with a three from the left elbow, making the score, 19-16, with 3:39 to play in the half.
Albus dropped in a lay-up for the Panthers, but on the other end Parker Battin drew a foul on Albus; he split the free throws, making the score, 21-17, with just over three minutes to play in the game.
With 1:19 to play in the half, Rodriguez was fouled on an attempt by Jacob DeLaCruz; he split the free throws and Montes followed it up with a three from the top of the key, tying the game, 21-21.
With 1.7 seconds to play in the half, Sasser was fouled on an attempt by Montes and made both free throws, giving the Panthers a one-possession lead, 24-22, going into the locker room at halftime.
Lopez opened the second half with an outlet pass to Gonzales, who finished off the play with a lay-up, but Rodriguez was able to hit Morris with a pass through traffic for a lay-up, trimming the lead to, 25-23, with 6:45 to play in the third quarter.
Gonzales was fouled on an attempt by Josh Leal; he split the free throws and on their next possession, Gonzales found Albus for a lay-up, stretching their lead to, 28-23.
Albus picked up a steal and took it the other way for a lay-up, making the score, 30-23, with 5:24 to play in the quarter.
Gonzales drew a block on Rodriguez as Sudan took a time out with 5:02 to play in the third quarter. Out of the break, Gonzales knocked down both free throws, but Rodriguez drained a turnaround jumper from the led side off of an inbound pass, making the score, 32-25, with 4:42 to play in the quarter.
Albus scored a lay-up for the Panthers, but Schovajsa knocked down a jumper from the left wing and Rodriguez dropped in a lay-up, cutting the lead to 34-29, as the Panthers took a time out with two minutes to play in the third quarter.
Conley knocked down a jumper in the lane and Rodriguez sank a jumper from the left elbow, making it a one-point game, 34-33, with 46.5 seconds to play in the quarter.
Daniel Poage was fouled on an attempt by Morris and made both free throws, giving the Panthers a three-point lead, 36-33, going into the final quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Albus was fouled on an attempt by Schovajsa and split the free throws, making the score, 37-33.
Battin drew a charge on Albus with 7:22 remaining in the contest ans the Hornets were able to capitalize as Schovajsa scored a put-back off of the miss by Rodriguez, making the score, 37-35.
Lopez was fouled by Montes, who fouled out of the game with 6:05 to play. Lopez split the free throws and with 5:44 remaining in the game, Head Coach Rocky Winn was given a technical foul.
Lopez shot the technical free throws, converting both attempts, stretching their lead to, 40-35.
Whitharral would outscore the Hornets, 21-1, in the final five minutes of the contest, including 11-14 from the free throw line.
Whitharral took the contest, 61-36, to take third place in the tournament.
Rodriguez led the Hornets in scoring with 17 points, while Morris, Schovajsa and Montes each netted six points and Battin contributed one point.
The Nettes hosted Plains on Tuesday. Results were not available at press time. They will be at Floydada on Friday, Dec. 15th. Tip-off is TBA.

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