Friday BB - Weeter's 29 spurs Cowgirls to win
Talexa Weeter scorched the nets on Friday night at home as Goodland snapped two losing streaks against Ulysses.
Weeter hit 7-of-9 3-point shots and scored a career-high 29 points as the Cowgirls ran past the Tigers, 70-29. The win ended Goodland's five-game losing streak, and four-game losing streak to Ulysses.
Goodland (4-5) used a 35-point second quarter to take command of the game, and a 52-14 lead heading into halftime. Weeter hit all six of her 3-point attempts in the first half to help push the Cowgirls to the advantage.
Ulysses falls to 1-8 on the season with the setback.
In other basketball action from Friday:
Class 6A No. 2 Liberal 51, Dodge City 49 (OT)
Katie Hornya made just one three-pointer in Friday's Western Athletic Conference battle with Dodge City at The Big House, but it just happened to be the most important shot of the game - before the final buzzer in the first overtime.
Katie Hornya ended up with six points, but her three-pointer just before time expired kept No. 2 Liberal unbeaten and atop the WAC.
Machia Mullens scored 19 points and added nine rebounds, while Ashley Carillo added 10 points for the Redskins (9-0), who had an 11-point lead in the first half, but needed that late hoop to escape with the win.
Camree Johnson scored 12 points, while Kisa Unruh added 10 for the Red Demons (6-3).
Other Girls Scores:
Garden City 54, Hays 40
Cimarron 49, Syracuse 32
Sublette 47, Southwestern Heights 34
Rolla 37, Deerfield 14
Wallace County 53, Quinter 42
Rawlins County 53, Greeley County 40
Syracuse 47, Cimarron 43 (2OT)
Ulysses 60, Goodland 52
Southwestern Heights 46, Sublette 28
Deerfield 71, Rolla 35 - Manuel Mata 41 points for the Spartans
Dodge City 59, Liberal 53
Hays 50, Garden City 36
Wallace County 56, Quinter 55
Greeley County 52, Rawlins County 34