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Farwell boys top Lockney

 

Last updated 2/20/2021 at 3:53pm



LITTLEFIELD — Juniors Grayson Waldrop and Leo Nunez hit 3-point shots on Farwell’s first two possessions and the Steers were off and running toward a 65-37 victory over Lockney on Friday night in a Class 2A boys bi-district playoff clash, played at Littlefield High School.

Farwell (25-3) faces Clarendon in an area round matchup set for 6 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday at Vega High School. The Broncos defeated Sanford-Fritch in their first-round tilt on Friday.

The Steers converted five 3-pointers in the contest, and all came before the midway point of the second period en route to a 29-5 lead over the Longhorns (13-9). It was 37-16 at halftime.

Farwell went on an 11-0 run late in the first quarter to take control.

Senior Leefe Actkinson led three Steers in double figures with 15 points, followed by senior Jonathan Mora with 13 and Nunez with 12.

Meantime, two other area schools saw their seasons come to an end on Thursday.

At Canyon, the Muleshoe girls (13-14) dropped an 80-40 decision to Canadian in a Class 3A area round game, while Bovina’s boys (8-8) fell at the hands of Floydada 92-55 in a Class 2A bi-district contest played at Littlefield.

 
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