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Texline cruises through Area round

Tornadoes drop McLean 90-26 to move on to face Darrouzett in regional quarterfinals tonight

By THOMAS LOTT

McLean’s fans were elated when they hit a shot in the paint to tie the game up. They had hope. It was slim hope, but it was hope.

They might not have believed they could beat Texline, but they were going to give their Tigers all the support they could on their way to what they hoped would at least be a competitive game.

Gannen Braddock then hit a three-pointer to extend Texline’s lead to 5-2 and it was all downhill from there for McLean.

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Focus on defense

Tornadoes stifling ‘D’ often forgotten in quest for title

By THOMAS LOTT

If you read the story on Texline’s offense first you know that the Tornadoes are averaging seven point a game more this season than they did last season.

If you watch the Tornadoes play, you know that the addition of freshmen Gannen Braddock, Carter Laramore and Tristen Womble are a big part of that and that those three are going to form the nucleus that will lead Texline back to the regional tournament after Aaron Gutierrez and Carlos Espino graduate.

For the full story SUBSCRIBE to the online edition of The Dalhart Texan, call 244-4511 to setup a subscription to our physical paper or pick a copy up at one of our many convenient newsrack locations. You can also stop by and purchase a paper or subscription in person at our news office located at 410 Denrock Ave.