Friday area girls prep capsules

CNJ staff

* In a double overtime thriller, Sudan finished unbeaten in District 5-1A by defeating Bovina 54-52.

The Hornets (20-7, 10-0 district) rallied from a 37-32 deficit in the third quarter.

Jesus Rocha scored 15 points and Trent Quintana added 13 points for Bovina (12-10, 7-3).

Bovina coach Willie Torres said Sudan’s final push in the fourth carried over to its success in the overtime.

“They went on a little run, and started making shots from the outside,” Torres said. “We let them get back in it. One thing they had was size, and you can’t teach size.”

* Clovis Christian had District 4-1A leader Logan on the ropes for a half, but the Longhorns took control in the third quarter and held on for a 55-50 Friday at the CCS gym.

Senior Austin Whetten scored 18 points for the Longhorns, who at 7-0 have clinched the district’s regular-season title. Sophomore Taylor Smith added 14 for Logan, and senior Andruw Sandoval 11.

Trailing 48-46 with about two minutes left, CCS failed to convert a fast break off a steal and Logan pulled away from there at the free-throw line.

“I feel we had a lot of positives coming out of this game,” Eagles coach Randy McBroom said. “For the most part, we executed our game plan.”

Senior Will Genitski scored 13 points to lead CCS (12-10, 3-3), including a pair of 3-pointers.

* Dora broke out to a big early lead and played the delay game in the fourth quarter, defeating host Fort Sumner 61-43.

Clay Smith had 16 points and Casey O’Connor netted 13 for the Coyotes (17-5, 5-1. Dora went 12-of-15 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter.

Sophomore Berry Stinnett led the Foxes (8-12, 3-3) with 10 points.

Fort Sumner took only two free throws in the second half.

* Muleshoe kept its District 2-2A hopes alive with a 51-36 victory at home over last-place Amarillo River Road.

The Mules (15-10, 6-5) led 24-12 at halftime and stayed in control the rest of the way against River Road (3-24, 0-11) behind 18 points from sophomore forward Brian Poynor, including eight in the fourth quarter. Senior Dustin Barker added 11.

Muleshoe closes its regular season on Tuesday at Amarillo Highland Park.

* Texico rode a career-high 34 points from 6-4 junior Daniel Schueler to a 61-54 victory over Clayton in District 6-2A.

The Wolverines (20-3, 4-0) led 16-6 at the quarter and maintained the lead the rest of the way. Junior forward Courtland Luscombe also reached double figures for Texico with 11 points.

Three players scored in double figures for the Yellowjackets, led by John Fernandez with 13 points.