Phoenix wire reports
Bacone garners RRAC awards
The Red River Athletic Conference announced the 2013 men’s and women’s soccer All-Conference team on Monday with two Lady Warriors being named to the team.
Sophomore Tori Peterson and freshman Mariah Sweeney were named to the RRAC All-Conference second-team.
Senior Brooke Ferguson was named to the RRAC Champions of Character women’s team while Tobi Oganla was named to the RRAC Champions of Character men’s squad.
The league also announced its All-Conference volleyball team with eight Bacone players receiving honors.
Jade Tigilau and Adelya Howard were named to the All-Conference first tea while Senior Leslie Jenkins and junior Toree Misa’alefua nabbed spots on the All-Conference second team. Stephanie Aikens received an honorable mention nod while Aikens and Sabrina were named to the RRAC Champions of Character team.
Bacone coach Jacob Rodriguez was also named the RRAC Co-Coach of the Year along with UT-Brownsville’s Todd Lowery. Rodriguez led the Bacone Lady Warriors to a 20-11 record which was the highest win total since 2006 when Bacone totaled 16 wins.
College hoops roundup
CONNORS (M) 88, SW CHRISTIAN JV 63 – Connors State made it two in a row over Southwestern Christian Junior Varsity Monday night to remain unbeaten (5-0) with a convincing victory on the Eagles home floor, never trailing in the game.
The Cowboys placed four players in double figures as they raced to a 53-31 lead at the intermission. Ronnie Boyce led the Connors scoring attack with 18 poinst with Willie Atwood pouring home 17 points, Kris Brown scored 16 points and Quan Jones added 11 in the victory.
Connors earned its first win over Southwestern Christian JV, 103-50, at Melvin Self Field House last Wednesday.
CROWDER 112, CONNORS (W) 53 – Crowder College avenged an early-season loss to the Connors State Cowgirls, rolling to a 112-53 victory on the Lady Riders home floor Monday night.
Destinee Thrash led the Cowgirls scoring with 19 points. She was the only Cowgirl to score in double figures.
OU (M) 95, UNT 82 – Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield scored a career-high 23 points and four other Sooners finished in double figures to help Oklahoma beat North Texas Monday.
Tyler Neal added 12 points for the Sooners (2-0) while Je’Lon Hornbeak, Ryan Spangler and Cameron Clark each had 11 for the Sooners.