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Wolves lose district game to Lynx


The Dalhart Golden Wolves played their first road district game of the season on Tuesday January 18, traveling to Spearman to go up against the Lynx. Spearman took the lead from the start of the game and won by 21 points.
The Lynx took the lead in the first quarter, outscoring the Wolves by six points during the stanza. Gatlin McGaugh hit a three-pointer for Dalhart, and Ricardo Chaparro and Andrew Berngen each added two points. Spearman held a 13-7 lead at the end of the first period.

Both teams struggled on offense during the second quarter, combining for just six points during the period. Kyler Read scored two points for the Wolves, and Berngen added a free throw. Each team scored three points during the second, and at halftime the score was 16-10 in favor of the Lynx.

Spearman opened up the lead in the third quarter, outscoring the Wolves by eight points. Read put in a three for the Wolves, and Michael Trujillo and Berngen each scored two points while Chaparro hit a free throw. Spearman’s lead was 32-18 as the fourth period started.

The Lynx closed out the win in the fourth quarter, outscoring Dalhart 16-9 during the final period. Devin Rutherford hit a three for Dalhart, and Corbin Carnesecca,

Read and Berngen scored two points each. Spearman won the game by a score of 48- 27. Read and Berngen scored seven points each for Dalhart, and Rutherford, McGaugh and Chaparro added three points each. Read, Rutherford and McGaugh had four rebounds each. Rutherford had four assists, and Carnesecca had five steals during the game.

Dalhart plays Highland Park at home tonight. The JV plays at 5 p.m., and the varsity will play at 7:30 p.m. following the varsity girls’ game. Debbie

Lady Wolves stumble against Spearman

By Bill Kelly

The Dalhart Lady Wolves traveled to Spearman on Tuesday January 18 to play against the Lynxettes in a District 1-3A matchup. Spearman used a big second quarter to pull away from the Lady Wolves and won the game by over 20 points.

The first quarter was close, with two points separating the two teams. Kennedy Green was difficult to stop in the paint, scoring all of Dalhart’s points during the period. As the first period came to an end Spearman led 11-9. Dalhart struggled to score in the second, and Spearman caught fire to open up the lead. Jadyn Trusler put in a three-pointer for the Lady Wolves, and Green scored two points during the second. The Lynxettes put 26 points on the scoreboard during the period, and at halftime the score was 37-14 in favor of Spearman.

Spearman expanded the lead in the third quarter. Dylan Moore hit a three for Dalhart during the stanza, and Addison Bowers and Green scored two points each while Reese Wieck hit a free throw. Spearman outscored Dalhart 15-8 during the third, and held a 52-22 lead as the third period came to a close.

Neither team scored much during the fourth quarter, with both teams combining for eight points. Trusler put in another three-pointer, and Green scored two points. Dalhart outscored Spearman 5-3 during the final period, but Spearman won the game by a final score of 55-27.

Green scored 15 points for Dalhart during the game, and Trusler added six points.

The Lady Wolves play Highland Park at home tonight. The JV game starts at 5 p.m., and the varsity girls play at approximately 6:15 p.m