More TABC awards for area players

Temple senior Jhakya Dilworth landed on the girls Class 5A Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ all-state team, adding to her all-region selection.

Jarrell’s Qyrique Dabon doubled up with a boys 3A-Region III and all-state nod. Dabon’s Jarrell teammates T.J. Sykes and A.J. Smith also were all-region choices.

Holland’s Luke Frei garnered boys 2A-Region IV honors.


TC allows 23 runs to Cisco in twin bill

CISCO — Temple College lost twice Saturday at Cisco, falling 11-0 in five innings in Game 1 and 12-6 in Game 2.

“They’re a really good team. They’re team batting average is somewhere around .440, which is unheard of,” TC coach Craig McMurtry said. “We didn’t make good pitches, and when you throw like that against a good team, this is what happens.”

Jacob Little lasted three innings for TC (15-9, 1-3 Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference) and left with a 9-0 deficit in Game 1. Nick Clawson came on in the fourth and allowed two runs in Cisco’s final at-bat.

Cisco (26-1, 7-1) recorded 10 extra-base hits in Game 2 and finished with 19 hits. Temple had 12 hits and trailed 5-3 after three innings before a five-run fourth put Cisco ahead and closer to the comfortable win.

Devin Tucker got the start and allowed five runs in three innings before Jared Hart was tagged with six runs through four innings. Nick Mendivil allowed a run in the eighth inning. Joey Orsak hit a home run and a double, while Breck Potvin and Seth Spinn reached on a triple and double, respectively.

Crusaders notch two against


BELTON — Mary Hardin-Baylor won both ends of its American Southwest Conference doubleheader Saturday, topping LeTourneau 4-2 and 7-5 at Red Murff Field.

A three-run third inning was the difference for the Crusaders (8-12, 5-4) in Game 1, which included Malek Bolin’s two-hit, two-RBI performance and Sam Wheatley’s 2-for-2 showing. Andrew Hutchings worked 3 2/3 innings on the mound for the victory.

Mitch Patterson, Austin Blanford and Dakota Best had three hits apiece, and Landon Dieterich hit a home run in Game 2 for the Crusaders, who had 16 hits and got five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings from starter Harrison Sims.


UMHB closes out series with win

BELTON — Hannah Wolfe went 2-for-2 with four RBIs, Devon Walter added a home run and three RBIs and Mary Hardin-Baylor defeated Concordia Texas 11-3 on Saturday to finish a three-game American Southwest Conference sweep.

Kasi Cummings and Dusti Douglas each added two hits for the Crusaders (13-7, 8-4), who totaled 10 hits in the run-rule shortened, five-inning victory.

Hannah Halepaska (7-1) picked up the win in the circle, pitching three innings in relief of starter CeCe Darilek.

Concordia dropped to 7-9 overall and 6-7 in conference.


Temple boys win Waco La Vega meet

WACO — Temple’s gold medal haul reached nine Friday and the Wildcats totaled 179 points to win the team title at the George Dickson Relays hosted by Waco La Vega.

Quentin Johnston won a pair of golds, leaping 6 feet, 6 inches in the high jump and 21-11 in the long jump. Other individual golds went to Decoreyon Jefferson in the 200 meters (23.01 seconds), Xavier Johnson in the 400 (48.93), Jesse Chuey Hernandez in the 800 (2:01) and Gunnar Coley in the 110 hurdles (14.81).

The Wildcats also swept all three relays, clocking 42.37 in the 4x100 (Monto President, Xavier Johnson, Montavian Carlylse and Larry Hawkins), 1:29.28 in the 4x200 (Jefferson, Bobby Johnson, President and Hawkins) and 3:22 in the 4x400 (Johnston, Hawkins, Bobby Johnson and Xavier Johnson).

Temple girls also victorious

WACO — Cienna Womack earned gold in three events and Temple edged Lorena 128.5 to 125 to win the George Dixon Relays at Waco La Vega on Friday.

Womack finished first in the 100-meter hurdles in 15.12 seconds, the 300 hurdles (47.78) and the long jump with a mark of 16 feet, 5 inches.

Alexicia Medlock and Rhea Miles also captured gold medals. Medlock finished first in the 800 (2:32.83) and Miles took home the top time in the 400 (58.43). Both helped Temple earn gold in the 4x400 relay. Joined by Te’Ajia Taylor and Kenzie Wilson, the four won in 4:06.44.

Temple travels to Midway for the Panther Relays on Saturday.

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