The JV Blue girls are more than halfway through the season after coming up with a big wins against some key opponents. In December, the Roughettes competed in the Tahoka tournament and ended up getting 2nd place coming behind a very tremendous Ropesville team. In the first game the Roughettes played the Slaton Tigers. The Roughettes played a tremendous game and ended up obliterating the Tigers with a whopping score of 51-6. The second game the Roughettes played the Spur Bulldogs. The girls played a tough game against a great team and ended up with a close score of 22-19 escaping with the win. In the third game the girls played a very tough Ropesville team. The girls were pushed to their limits, but ended up coming short. The final score was 35-19.
The Sundown Roughettes JV Blue next played the visiting New Deal Lions. The Roughettes played an incredible game, Jonna Pool had an amazing game, she was the leading scorer with 26 total points, Kaslyn Garcia scored 2 points, Enyssa Lopez scored 4 points, Karli Torrez scored 7 points, Taylor Garcia scored 4 points, and Sammie Rodriguez scored 2 points. The Lions came out swinging and they put themselves into the lead at the end of the first half. Then in the second half the Roughettes kicked it into overdrive and came out swinging. The Roughettes played until every last drop of sweat and determination. The game came down to the wire but the Roughettes played with heart and kicked it into gear and came out and sealed the win, with the ending score was 42-35. Over the break the JV blue Roughettes beat a solid Spur team by 6 points on the road, but fell to Vega by 4 points at the end last Friday night.
The Roughettes basketball team consists of #10 Ella McCormick, #12 Kaslyn Garcia, #14 Enyssa Lopez, #20 Jonna Pool, #22 Karli Torrez, #24 Taylor Garcia, #34 Sammie Rodriguez, #42 Karlee Riley, and #30 Layken Farrar. The team opens district play tonight at 5pm at Seagraves, with Varsity Girls following at 6:15pm. GO ROUGHETTES!!