Head Men's Basketball Coach Mark Adams said a wide margin of victory over Division III Brookhaven College on Friday was likely, but the final score of 110-53 exceeded even his expectations.
“We have a team — as far as scoring goes — we score easily,” Adams, who has a NJCAA national championship title on his resume, said. “We can make plays and score points. It was a good win for us.”
The Bears never had a chance, as the Hawks quickly went up 9-0 before Brookhaven managed to put two points on the board.
The tempo of the game remained the same throughout the affair, with the Hawks leading by as many as 57 points at one time.
Howard College is now 11-0 and will be traveling to Mesa, Ariz. For a three-day tournament with conference play beginning Jan. 7 against Midland College at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum at the Howard College campus.
LUBBOCK — The Lady Hawks extended their win streak to seven games Friday with a 71-44 win over Lubbock Christian University's J.V. Squad.
Howard College (9-3) will make a trek to Victoria on Jan. 2 to take on Victoria College.
MONAHANS — After winning two straight, the Steers ran into problems as they opened the Monahans Sandhills Tournament on Friday with a 62-43 loss.
Big Spring played Midland Greenwood Saturday. Details will be in Monday's edition of the Herald.
MONAHANS — The Lady Steers opened the Sandhills tourney with a 39-24 win over Kermit, but didn't fare as well in Game Two, as BSHS fell to Seminole 38-24.
The Lady Steers played Monahans on Saturday. Details will be in Monday's edition of the Herald.
STANTON — The Bulldogs were defeated by Tahoka in their first game at the Stanton Hooptown Tournament on Thursday, but redeemed the loss with a 72-66 overtime win against the Sweetwater Mustangs on Friday.
Tanner Ruiz had a game-high 29 points while Braxton Iden added 14 and Alex Hill 10.
Coahoma played Midland High in the consolation final Saturday. Results will be in Monday's edition of the Herald.
STANTON — Bulldogettes Head Coach Paul Hartman was pleased to get a win over Midland Greenwood J.V. On Friday after falling to Sweetwater in the tournament opener Thursday.
Coahoma's Julia Castilaw put up 13 points and Kaeli Yeager added 12 in the 68-21 rout.
The Bulldogettes will met Lamesa in the consolation final Saturday. Details will be n Monday's edition of the Herald.
GAIL — The Buffaloes three-game win streak came to an end Friday as Forsan lost to Lubbock Christian 61-55 at the Borden County Tournament.
Dillon Bagnall had 13 points, Tyler Evans and J.T. Breyman each added 12, Aric Hernandez put up 10, Kade Fannin chipped in six points and got 11 rebounds and Jerol Womack contributed two points.
WATER VALLEY — The Wildcats have won three consecutive games at the Water Valley Classic Tournament. The first two came Thursday and the third Friday as Grady' Brandon Lucas scored a game-high 29 points, with Brett Glaze adding 20 and Taylor Polson 10 in a thrilling 65-64 win over Iraan.
The Wildcats met host team Water Valley on Saturday. Results will be printed in Monday's edition of the Herald.
WATER VALLEY — Midland High got the best of the surging Lady Wildcats on Friday, notching a 45-32 win despite Ellyn Avery's 24 points. Grady (8-3) took on Lovington, N.M. On Saturday.
A game summary will be printed in Monday's edition of the Herald.
Garden City (boys) defeated Roscoe, 70-30, Friday at the Highland Hilltopper Classic. Thomasson, 24 points; Zant, 15 points.
Sands (boys) defeated Tahoka 56-28 at Stanton Hooptown Tournament.