The Fort Stockton girls basketball team showed some resiliency in the second quarter of Tuesday’s game against Greenwood at the Special Events Center on Jan. 12.
The Prowlers were dead even with their district opponent in the second frame as each team scored nine points to close out the first half after a dominant first quarter by the Rangers, who outscored Fort Stockton 21-11 in the first eight minutes of play.
Greenwood quickly regained their first-quarter momentum in the third quarter and continued it the rest of the way in their 66-41 victory.
Karsyn Payton was lethal behind the arch for the Rangers as the junior tallied four 3-pointers - three of those coming in the third quarter - on her way to a gamehigh 17-point night.
Her three 3-pointers in the third quarter helped Greenwood outscore Fort Stockton 24-11 in the first eight minutes of play after half.
Sophomore Brianna Diaz led the team with 11 points.
Junior Alyana Dominguez filled the stat sheet with nine points, two rebounds, four steals, two assists, and three blocks.
Junior Alexis Holmquist added six points, one rebound, and one block. Sophomore Eliana Mata had four points, three rebounds, three steals, and five assists.
Sophomore Arial Smith contributed four points to the offense, six rebounds, three steals, and five assists.
Fort Stocicton’s record falls to 4-13 with the loss.
The next district game has been moved to Saturday, Jan. 16 in Andrew. Tip-off is at 2 p.m.
Seminole hands Prowlers worst loss of season
The Prowlers travelled to Seminole to take on the Maidens on Friday, Jan. 8 and fell by the score of 88-24.
Sophomore Brianna Diaz lead the team in scoring with seven points. She had two rebounds and one steal.
“After getting behind early in the game the Prowlers showed no quit and continued to play hard the entire game Fort Stockton coach Breann Sturges said.
Sophomore Eliana Mata added five points and a teamhigh three steals.
Junior Alyana Dominguez recorded a team-best eight rebounds and added three points.