Odessa Permian 71
Big Spring 65
Big Spring guard Luke Adams scored 42 points as the Steers dropped a close game to Odessa Permian at home.
A lot of Adamsâ€™ points came from solid free-throw shooting. The senior hit 18-of-19 shots from the free-throw line. Regardless, Adams performance impressed first-year head coach Cliff Thompson. Right behind Adams was Tristain Clay with 13 points.
Adams and Clay were also the top two scorers in the Steersâ€™ season-opening win over Fort Stockton. Thompson said those two are turning out to be the go-to players as others continue to develop.
Thompson also noted Dayvion Youngâ€™s five points off the bench. The first-year coach said he was proud of his teamâ€™s performance against an opponent like Odessa Permian. The Steers were down 11 at halftime and down 10 heading into the fourth, but it still ended up being a close game.
The Steers face Greenwood at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Greenwood.
Big Spring 17 17 11 26 - 65
Odessa Permian 13 10 12 30 â€“ 71
Big Springâ€™s scorers
Luke Adams 42 points
Tristain Clay 13 points
Marc Segundo 5 points
Dayvion Young 5 points
Seth Pearson 2 points, 5 rebounds
Chazzell Roberson 1 point, 5 rebounds
FORSAN â€” Forsan couldnâ€™t stop Monahans at home Friday, dropping to 0-2 on the season.
Monahans was 52.9 percent from the field, helping them to the win. Maybe what undid the Buffs was the 14 first half points compared to the 28 the Loboes put up.
Ty Johnson and Kolten Self had 11 points apiece.
Monahans 14 14 15 18 - 61
Forsan 8 6 12 16 â€“ 42
D. Bagnall 12 points, 4 rebounds
T. Johnson 11 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists
K. Self 11 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists
B. Schreiner 3 points, 5 rebounds
B. Phillips 2 points
E. Suazo 2 points, 3 rebounds
T. Burchett 1 point
Big Spring 66
LAMESA â€” The Big Spring Lady Steers cruised to another victory thanks to Mackenzie Stoneâ€™s 17 points.
The transfer from Coahoma has scored in double-digits in all four of the Lady Steersâ€™ games. She hit five 3-pointers in Fridayâ€™s win.
Cerbi Ritchey and Bridgette Tuitt didnâ€™t disappoint with 14 and 13 points, respectively.
Head coach Mike Warren said the key in this game was getting off to a good start, similar to what happened in the win against Fort Stockton. The Lady Steers outscored Lamesa 22-8 in the first quarter. Warren said the more that happens, the better chance his team has to win.
Tuittâ€™s 13 points was a nice sight to see for Warren. Taryn Kennedyâ€™s six points impressed Warren, too, citing she was active throughout the whole game.
The Lady Steers face Merkel at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Steer Gym.
Big Spring 22 16 14 14 - 66
Lamesa 8 6 13 7 â€“ 34
Big Springâ€™s scorers
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Mackenzie Stone 17 points
Cerbi Ritchey 14 points
Bridgette Tuitt 13 points
Logan Yarbar 6 points
Taryn Kennedy 6 points
Cassie Boehringer 6 points
Stormi Smith 2 points