Basketball takes center stage in Lampasas.
With the Running Badgers Basketball Team (8-0) leading the district pack here, it’s overshadowing for both the Lady Badgers as they struggle to rebuild a once legendary status in the area, and for the Lometa Hornets as they continue their domination of the small school district in Central Texas.
The Lady Badgers Basketball team (now 3-7) pulled off a needed 51-33win Tuesday over Leander Glenn, keeping hopes alive for a post-season game.
In the win, Kamri Corbin scored 18 points, Diana Hurst had 12, Morgan Schroeder had 9, Presli Procter 6 while Maci Procter and Erica Rodriquez each had 2 points.
Both Badger teams will now be back before a home crowd Friday evening with a plenty of challenge as they face our neighbors to the south, the Burnet Bulldogs. Badger Gym may be packed for both games with the boys up first at 6:30 and the girls playing at 8pm.
The Lometa Hornets(8-1) finally lost one, after going undefeated in district play for 8 straight game they changed their road game with Zephyr 38-55. The Hornets will try to shake it off when they meet Priddy at home on Friday.
Lampasas Men's Soccer will play Jarrell at home Friday night.
Lady Badger Soccer had a long, tough game against Gateway on Badger Field. When it was all over the Lampasas girls had a 6-5 victory in their pocket..
Lady Badger Softball started their season with a 9-6 scrimmage win at Stephenville on Monday. Now Coach Drew Cleavinger’s girls will head for Killeen High on Saturday for more scrimmage action. On Monday they’ll travel to LaGrange for a game with the traditional state softball powerhouse.
Badger Baseball is practicing but won’t see action until their first scrimmage next Tuesday at Killeen Ellison. The first game will be at Gatesville on Feb. 20th.
Coach Shane Doege talked to parents of hardballers on Wednesday night and explained his program. Baseball fans will notice a few changes to Badger field, enclosing the field somewhat and giving it a noticeable new look.
The parents and friends “Home Run Club” has a raffle going with a mid-February drawing for some guns and Yeti stuff and they say, getchusome! of the $20 tickets. Only 150 are being sold.