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Jacob Perez (black shirt) banks in another lay-up for the Lopes.
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Lopes Finish 4th at Slaton Tourney

Post Basketball Round-up

Published Jan. 2, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m.

SLATON -  The West Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament was the 2011 year ending event for the Post High School basketball teams.  The annual event was played December 28-30 at three Slaton ISD gyms with Post's varsity and JV girls' and boys' taking part.

The varsity Antelopes finished in fourth place after loosing to Seagraves last Friday, 62-48.  Coming out after half-time, the Eagles soared to erase a nine point deficit and went on to increased the lead winning by 14.

The varsity Lady Lopes (6-13, 1-2) won one of three games defeating district foe Denver City in a non-district match-up, 49-44, in game 2 of the tourney.

In the second quarter of the boy's game, Post's full court press helped increased the lead to nine at half, 29-20 against Seagraves. 

In the third, the Lopes (8-8, 0-1) had a difficult time stopping their opponent's fast break as the Eagles took the lead 37-34 at the end of the period.

At the 5:08 mark in the fourth quarter, Seagraves increased their lead by eleven, 45-34.  For the remainder of the game, both teams scored at will with the final being 62-48.  

The Lopes won the opening game beating Smyer 50-47 then suffered a loss to Vega 68-21 in the second contest.

The teams start the new year with a district game Tuesday, January 3rd at Forsan.  Game times are: JVG - 4:00, JVB - 5:15, VG - 6:30, VB - 8:00 p.m.  Listen to the varsity games on Post Sports Radio at www.PostSportsPage.com.

B O X S C O R E S

Varsity Girls

Game 1: Vega 48, Post 46 (12/28/11)
Vega      7      13      17     11  -  48
Post     14        6      13     13  -  46
Post scoring: Shirley Araiza 15, Haily Berry 10, Skylar Jones 10, Matti Smith 7, Sara Greer 2.
Post record: 5-12, 1-2.

Game 2: Post 49, Denver City 44 (12/29/11)
Post        18      10      11      10  -  49
D.C.          6      13      11      15  -  44
Post Scoring:  Haily Berry 16, Matti Smith 12, Shirley Araiza 6, Skylar Jones 5, Jaycee Johnson 4, Sara Greer 4, Madison Cash 2.
Post record:  6-12, 1-2.

Game 3: Tahoka 53, Post 36 (12/30/11)
Post       8      8      8      12  -  36
Tahoka  12     7     14     20   -  53
Post records:  6-13, 1-2.

Varsity Boys

Game 1: Post 50, Smyer 47 (12/28/11)
Post      6   16   14   14 - 50
Smyer  15    8   13   11 - 47
Post scoring: Tay. Soto 14, C. McDonald 12, Smith 7, Perez 6, Holly 4, Kirkpatrick 3, Jones 2, Blair 2.
Post record 8-6, 0-1.

Game 2: Vega 68, Post 21 (12/29/11)
Post     2  7     6   6  -  21     
Vega   12  21     31  4  -  68
Post scoring:  Dalton Holly 7, Corbin McDonald 4, Pake Jones 3, Vance Blair 2, Campell Kirkpatrick 2, Bryan Smith 2, Tavish Soto 1.  Team stats: Free throws - Post, 3 for 13.  Vega, 28 of 40.  Team fouls - Post 27, Vega 13.  Post records: 8-7, 0-1.

Game 3: Seagraves 62, Post 48 (12/30/11)
Seag   10  10  17  25 — 62
Post    13  16   5  14 — 48
Leading scorers: Seagraves - Bueno 28. Post - Jacob Perez 12, Dalton Holly 9, Taylor Soto 9, Corbin McDonald 7, Bryan Smith 7, Vance Blair 3, Tavish Soto 1. Team stats: Free Throws - Post, 11 of 20. Seag, 19 of 33.  Team fouls - Post 22, Seag 17. Post records: 8-8, 0-1.

JV Girls

Game 1: Post 32, Idalou-2 16 (12/28/11)
Post       6      17      3       6   -  32
Idalou-2   2      2       6       6   -  16
Post scoring: Kelby Oden 10, Cheyanne Gill 6.

Game 2: Slaton 64, Post JV 12 (12/29/11)
Post       4      4       2       2   -  12
Slaton    17     17      10      20   -  64
Post scoring: Alexis Ramirez 8, Callie Odom 2, Dakota Greer 2.

JV Boys

Game 1: Tahoka 43, Post 40 (12/29/11)
Post        13    9    14    4  -  40          
Tahoka    12    17    7    7  -  43               
Post scoring: Freddy Araiza 26, Blake Boren 7, Carson Kirkpatrick 4, Dylan Pearson 1, Ricky Fontenot 1,
Adam Smith 1.  Post record:  4-6, 0-1.

Game 2: Seagraves 20, Post JV 55
Seagraves    10    3    18    2   -  20
Post        18    10    11    16  -  55
Post scoring: Freddy Araiza 19, Blake Boren 11, Ricky Fontenot 10, Carson Kirkpatrick 5, Jayson Waldon 4, Dylan Pearson 4, Adam Smith 2.  Post record:  5-6, 0-1.

Game 3: Smyer 33, Post JV 31 (Overtime, 12/30/11)
Smyer        6    2    7    12    6  -  33
Post        5    9    11    2    4  -  31
Post scoring: Freddy Araiza 10, Carson Kirkpatrick 8, Dylan Pearson 5, Ricky Fontenot 4, Blake Boren 2, Adam Smith 2.  Post Records:  5-7, 0-1.

 
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