Thursday, February 21, 2019

Badgers Secure Play In District Basketball Playoffs.

In a must win challenge, the Buckholts Varsity Boys basketball team clashed with the Varsity Panthers from Richards ISD, Tuesday, February 12, in Buckholts.

The clashing continued as both teams fought for the win.

At the end of the first quarter, the Badgers had a hefty lead, 26-11. The Panthers came back in the second period to pull within 10 points of the Badgers, 46-36. At the end of the third quarter, there was still a 10 point gap with Buckholts leading 63-53. Richards shorted the scoring gap in the final period, but the Badgers hung in and won with a final score of Buckholts 78, Richards 71. The win put the Badgers in District contention for the first time in a long time.

Badger scoring was as follows:

Eric Salomon - 34
Chris Lopez - 20
Caleb Lopez - 13
Zach Hafly - 7
Jonathan Cazares - 4