Second-year girls basketball Head Coach Aaron Marks can’t wait to unleash his Lady Cats at home Saturday in the first of two scrimmages, followed quickly by matchups with two top-10 teams, including defending 2A state champs Gruver.
With two more games left in the season, the seventh- and eighth-grade Wildcats continue to improve. Both teams took their show on the road, posting lopsided victories against the Friona Chieftains last Thursday.
The Canadian Wildcat junior varsity remains undefeated in district play following a 34-0 victory over the Friona Chieftains here Thursday evening. The scene was set by a trio of unanswered touchdowns in the first quarter.
Canadian kept its foot on the gas against its District 3-3A Division II opponents last Friday with another dominating performance—this time in the form of a 73-14 rout of the Friona Chieftains. The win not only raises the No.
Canadian’s CMS boys cross-country team claimed the district championship Saturday in Canyon, led by Jose Vargas, who crossed the finish line first out of 35 runners. In typical fashion, Vargas, who clocked in at 11:49, was followed by teammates Julian Dominguez (3rd, 12:12) and Juan Vargas (4th, 12:23).
The seventh-grade Wildcats are on a roll now, having won all three games in district for a 3-2, 3-0 record. Their latest victim were the Dimmitt Bobcats, who received a 42-0 thrashing by the Wildcats here at home last Thursday.
The Canadian Wildcat junior varsity had a fight on their hands when they met the Spearman Lynx Thursday evening. Their serendipitous clash resulted when both teams’ scheduled opponents were forced to cancel—and, although the Cats emerged with a 34-20 win and their undefeated district record intact, the game lived up to its billing.
CHS Lady Cat and CMS Wildcat runners collected team firsts in separate cross-country meets—the boys running in Dalhart on Saturday and the girls in Shamrock on Monday. Lady Cat varsity runner Abi Black won first-place overall at Shamrock with a 2-mile time of 12:39.
High school and middle school riders from across the Panhandle region rolled into the Canadian rodeo grounds on over the weekend, as the Canadian Rodeo Club hosted the Tri-State Region 1 Junior High and High School Rodeo.