Archive - Dec 2013 - Sports Article
BRIDGEPORT â€” Big Spring won its first two games Friday, handily defeating Fort Worth Southwest Christian 61-39 and then edging Saginaw Chisholm Trail 52-47 to open the Bridgeport Christmas Tournament.
Tyler Wigington was top scorer for the Steers in the first game with 18 points. Tate Kennedy had a season-high nine points in the same game. Ty Sealy led BSHS in Game Two with a game-high 21 points.
BIG SPRING â€” After a hard-fought matchup, Big Spring fell to Lubbock Monterey 65-59 Tuesday at Steer Gym.
Though it was a loss, BSHS Head Coach Ian Ritchey thought his squad turned in a strong performance.
â€śI thought we played much better against a very good team from a bigger school,â€ť he said. â€śIt was only our second game with our whole team and weâ€™re starting to gel and show many signs of good things to come.â€ť
Leading the Steers were Matt Yanez with 13 points, Tavaris Walker with 12 and Tyler Wigington with 11.
Next up for Big Spring will be a tournament in Andrews.
FORSAN â€” Senior running back Kolby Self was honored Tuesday at Forsan High School with the statewide award â€śBuilt Ford Tough Texas Player of the Weekâ€ť at the 1A level.
Self earned the award for a particularly stellar performance in the final week of the regular season to propel FHS into the playoffs.
He rushed a season-high 35 times for 313 yards and four TDs, including the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter, in a 38-35 win over Winters.