Sports Roundup: Sunday, February 1, 2009

KMS 7th-grade boys now 7-0

The Kingman Middle School Bobcats' seventh-grade boys basketball team went 2-0 this week to improve to 7-0. Johnny Murphy led the Bobcats with 18 points as KMS took down Mohave Valley on Thursday, 31-13.

It was Rod Gilleo with a triple-double on Tuesday against Lake Havasu City Thunderbolt that propelled KMS to a 42-25 win over the Thundercats. Gilleo finished with 16 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocked shots in the game.

KAOL 8th grade boys hoops

The Coyotes went 1-1 with a 44-12 win over Peach Springs on Monday and a close loss to Thunderbolt on Tuesday, 27-24. Johnny Herrero led KAOL with 15 points in the win, and Ty Sherwood scored 10, Christian Adragna 7, Alec Padilla and Devin Frey 4, and Matt Jennings and Sean Malysz each added 2.

KMS 8th grade girls hoops

Despite the Bobcats' best efforts, the basket seemed to have a lid on it as KMS fell to Bullhead City Fox Creek 34-12 this week. The Bobcats promise to do their best until they get their first win.

KAOL 7th grade boys hoops

The Coyotes were able to squeak by Thunderbolt 28-26 when Austin "Goat" Tomlinson scored 11 of his team-high 12 points in the first half. Aaron Hurt scored 6 points for KAOL, Westin McCord and Breyden Potter each added 4, Lance Martin finished with 2 and Quinn Garcia had 1.

KMS 7th grade girls hoops

The Bobcats suffocated Thunderbolt in a 31-14 win, even though Gabby Huffer and Reyna Rascon were promoted to the 8th-grade team. Rachel Arave led the Bobcats with 18 points and Taylor Reed had 10.

The girls on the team presented a coaching dilemma as 23 tried out. The coaching staff wanted to use grades to make the first cuts, but the group as a whole nearly had straight A's.

KHS JV girls hoops

Michelle Bracy had 15 points, and the Bulldogs had nine players score in Friday's 46-35 win over Glendale Deer Valley. KHS lost to Boulder Creek on Tuesday despite 13 points from Sara Reed.