Area Sports

Tigerette basketball ends season on high note

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigerette basketball team may not advance past District this year, but they ended their season on a positive note with a 50-19 victory over the Roosevelt Lady Eagles Tuesday (Feb. 11). Coach Tiffany Potts said while she was disappointed their journey didn’t last longer, she was proud of…

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Tigers win back-to-back games in District play

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers won both away games last week against Roosevelt and Brownfield. They beat Roosevelt 68-51 on Tuesday (Feb. 11). Leading scorers were Quevon McDaniel with 25 and Breadan Gibbs and Treven Baker with 10 each. Also scoring were Hudson Sackett scored nine points and Kevondrick Gober and Camryn…

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Softball starts quest for new goal with scrimmages

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM It may have been a frigid 30 degrees outside Thursday (Feb. 13), but the Slaton Tigerette softball team was heating up the diamond in their scrimmage against Dimmitt. Head Coach Brandon Langston said they have been practicing since Jan. 24, with 15 girls playing. They picked up an additional 23…

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Tigers split games against Littlefield, Denver City

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Tigers lost a tough District game against the Littlefield Wildcats with a final score of 50-39. Leading scorers for Tuesday’s game were Hudson Sackett with 14, Treven Baker with 11 and Quevon McDaniel with seven. Ayden Ramirez scored four and Camryn Nalley scored three points. Later in the week,…

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Tigerette seniors celebrate with win over Fillies

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Tigerettes took a loss against the Lady Cats at Tuesday nights (Feb. 4) home game. The final score was 56-39. Leading scorers were Kamryn Gibbs with 11, Zanady Coronado with seven and Mary Jo Parker with six. Andrea Moreno scored five and Jazmyn Jackson scored four. Justyne Zapata, TK…

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Slaton to see new teams in UIL realignment

The Slaton Tigers and Tigerettes will see some familiar – and new – faces beginning next year. The University Interscholastic League released its new District alignments for the 2020-22 years and 2020-21 schedule for basketball. Slaton will be in Conference 3A, Division I. For most sports, the school will be in District I, which will…

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Tigerettes surge in 2nd half to defeat Lady Lopes

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigerettes won against the Abernathy Lady Lopes Tuesday night (Jan. 28) with a final score of the game was 44-37. During the first half of the game, the Lady Lopes trailed just behind the Tigerettes on the scoreboard, ending the first half by only a three-point deficit. Despite…

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Tigers lose against Abernathy, takes flight in win over Idalou

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers lost at home Tuesday night (Jan. 28) against the Abernathy Antelopes. Despite strong showings from Breaden Gibbs and Quevon McDaniel, the Tigers lost the game 60-40. Leading scorers were Gibbs with 14, McDaniel with 13 and Hudson Sackett with six. Trevon Baker scored three while Kevondrick Gober…

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Tigers lose pair against Brownfield, Shallowater

By Joshua Bray Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers lost a pair of close games last week, losing to the Brownfield Cubs 58-55 on Tuesday (Jan. 21), then 45-44 Friday against the Shallowater Mustangs. Top scorers were Quevon McDaniel with 18, Trevor Baker with 13 and Hudson Sackett with 12. Kevondrick Gober scored seven, Breadan Gibbs…

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