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South Plains College Rodeo Teams Return to the Arena Oct. 10-12 in Canadian

SPCRodeo09192019LEVELLAND — Looking to push their way up the Southwest Region standings, the South Plains College men’s and women’s rodeo teams will travel to Canadian, Texas for the Frank Phillips College Rodeo Oct. 10-12.

The Lady Texans enter the weekend third in the region standings with 415 points, with Tarleton State (490) and Texas Tech (445) who hold the top two spots. The Texans head to Canadian eighth in the region with 365 points, with Clarendon (1,250), Western Texas (1,200), and Tarleton State (1,045) hold the top three positions.

South Plains picked up a pair of third-place finishes a week ago in Vernon to move up the region standings heading into the fourth rodeo of the season. The Texans tallied 260 points, trailing only Clarendon College, who took first with 530 points, and Tarleton State, who placed second with 470 points. The Lady Texans added 155 points to their season total, with Texas Tech placing first with 290 points, followed by Tarleton State, who took second with 255 points.

The Lady Texans placed a pair of cowgirls in the breakaway roping finals, with Clara Barrington placing second overall, while Elle Eagles placed sixth in Vernon. Barrington turned in a time of 2.9 in the long round, which she followed up with a  2.9 in the finals, capping the event with a 5.8 average and 95 points. Eagles clocked a 2.8 in the long round and turned in a time of 12.1 in the finals to end the event with a 14.9 average.

The Lady Texans added 60 more points to their season total in the goat tying event as sophomore Kaytlyn Miller earned a ninth-place overall finish. Miller clocked the fastest time in the long round with a 6.4, before running an 8.8 in the finals to finish with a 15.2 average. Sophomore Kenzee Zent placed ninth for the Lady Texans in barrel racing, turning in a time of 17.62 in the long round, before running a 24.34 in the short round to finish with a 41.96 average.

The Texans placed three cowboys in the steer wrestling finals, including freshman Clay Guthrie who took fourth overall. Guthrie clocked a 5.0 in the long round and a 5.3 in the short round, finishing with a 10.3 average and 90 points. Logan Kenline finished seventh in Vernon, running a 5.9 in the long round and a 9.7 in the finals, capping the event with a 15.6 average. Sophomore Britton Bedke tacked on 40 points for the Texans, running a 4.5 in the long round before a no time in the finals to finish with a 104.5 average.

In the team roping event, South Plains’ Stefan Ramone teamed up with Tee McLeod of Eastern New Mexico to finish second overall. The duo ran a 7.2 in the long round and a 5.6 in the finals, finishing with a 12.8 average and 130 points. Hayden and Hadley Cloward notch 40 individual points in team roping, turning in a 6.0 in the long round and a 15.5 in the finals to finish with a 22.3 average.

Region standings

Frank Phillips College Rodeo draw

(Thanks Jordan Irvine, Sports Information Coordinator, South Plains College,

KLVT Area High School Volleyball Scoreboard (10/08/19)

KLVT Main BannerHereford def. Levelland 25-23, 25-18, 25-18
Lamesa def. Lubbock Estacado 25-14, 25-19, 25-16
Shallowater def. Idalou 25-16, 22-25, 25-15, 25-17
Denver City def. Littlefield 25-15, 25-20, 25-15
Lubbock Monterey def. Lubbock Coronado 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17
Canyon Randall def. Lubbock Cooper 25-19, 23-25, 25-17, 25-23
Plainview def. Palo Duro 25-17, 25-18, 23-25, 25-14
Frenship def. Odessa 25-19, 25-6, 25-19

Loboettes Drop Battle to Hereford; Levelland Moves to One-and-Two in District Play

Loboette Volleyball Team Pic 2019The Levelland Loboettes gave the Hereford Lady Whitefaces all they wanted on Tuesday night but the Lady Whitefaces won the battle 25-23, 25-18, 25-18 to move the Loboettes to 20-and-13 overall and one-and-two in the district.

Levelland led both game one and game two early but Hereford got a six point run behind Darcy Dodd in the first for a 25-to-23 win and a two four point runs from Hannah Wood and Miranda Acosta to take the second 25-to-18.

Hereford led most of the way in the third for a 25-to-18 game three win and the three game sweep 25-23, 25-18, 25-18.

Hereford out-killed the Loboettes 38-to-25 and out-blocked Levelland four-to-three.

The Lady Whitefaces were a problem in service as Hereford hung up 11 ace serves on just three faults.  Levelland got six aces against one fault.

Kazzi Spears paced the Loboettes with 11 kills on the night while Mahalie Stafford and Michaela Watkins grabbed six kills each.  Kaylee McCarter chipped in three while Annie Dewbre added two kills and two blocks.

Spears served for nine points on one ace while Chloe Dunn took nine eight points on four aces.

Hereford got 11 kills and four blocks from Taytum Stow while Darcy Dodd added nine kills in the win.

The Lady Whitefaces move to three-and-oh in district and will host three-and-oh Canyon on Saturday to decide who will take a district lead.

Levelland slips to one-and-two on the season and heads to winless Lubbock Estacado on Saturday.

Freshman and Junior Varsity gets started Saturday at 12:00 p.m. with Varsity at 1:00 p.m.

Loboette Pregame Show starts about 12:30 p.m. on KLVT AM1230, and KLVT Facebook Live!

Hereford def. Levelland 25-23, 25-18, 25-18
Lamesa def. Lubbock Estacado 25-14, 25-19, 25-16

(1t) Canyon 3-0
(1t) Hereford 3-0
(3) Levelland 1-2
(4) Lamesa 1-3
(5) Lubbock Estacado 0-3

DISTRICT SCHEDULE Saturday 10/12/19
Levelland @ Lubbock Estacado
Canyon @ Hereford
Lamesa (Idle)

DISTRICT SCHEDULE Tuesday 10/15/19
Levelland @ Lamesa
Canyon @ Lubbock Estacado
Hereford (Idle)


Sundown’s Peralta, Levelland’s Ornales win the Oil Patch Invite Saturday

Untitled (1)Sundown’s Ashlyn Peralta ran the fast time of 13:11.50 and Levelland’s Rodrigo Ornelas ran the fast boys time at 18:03.90 at the 2019 Sundown Oil Patch Invitational.

The Sundown Roughettes would take the team title with just 33 points while the Levelland Loboettes ran second at 92 points.

Sundown would also take the boys team title with 34 points with All Saints in second at 63 points and Levelland third at 72.

With Peralta winning the girls side, Sundown got a fourth place from Alexa Rodriguez at 13:59.17 and Gabby Peralta ran seventh at 14:21.69.  Alyzah McGlasson ran ninth and Grace Peralta ran 12th for the Roughettes.

Levelland’s Loboettes took second with McKenna Ruiz running in sixth at 14:06.70 and Addy Hill running 10th at 14:37.75.  Jaylin Cisneros took 16th, Hailey Castellano 30th, and Crystal Castellanos in 38th.

The Ropes Lady Eagles ran fifth paced by Chole Trull finishing in second at 13:18.49.  Whiteface ran seventh led by Ezzy Espinoza in third at 13:30.18 and Lillie Guerrero in 11th at 14:40.45.

Jonathan Torrez paced the Sundown Roughnecks in the their team win with a 18:57.54 for third place.  Brayden Sanders took sixth at 19:19.66 and Tristan Cruz ran seventh at 19:24.58.  Koy Torrez turned in 15th and Elijah Peralez ran 16th for the Roughnecks.

With Rodrigo Ornelas winning the boys division for Levelland, Luis Ramirez took 17th and Alexis Mendez took 22nd to put the Lobos third overall.

KLVT Area District Football Scorecard (10/07/19)

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6A Region One District 2 5A-1 Region One District 2
Scoreboard   Scoreboard
No Games Played   Amarillo 49, Monterey 30
    Palo Duro 26, Lubbock High 17
    Abilene Cooper 52, Coronado 24
District Standings   District Standings
Frenship (0-0)   (1t) Abilene Cooper (1-0)
Midland High (0-0)   (1t) Amarillo (1-0)
Midland Lee (0-0)   (1t) Palo Duro (1-0)
Odessa High (0-0)   (4) Caprock (0-0)
Permian (0-0)   (7t) Coronado (0-1)
Tascosa (0-0)   (7t) Lubbock High (0-1)
    (7t) Monterey (0-1)
District Schedule (10/11/19)   District Schedule (10/11/19)
Frenship @ Midland Lee   Caprock @ Lubbock High (Thurs)
Midland High @ Tascosa (Thurs)   Coronado @ Amarillo
Permian @ Odessa   Palo Duro @ Abilene Cooper
    Monterey (Idle)
5A-2 Region One District 3 4A-2 Region One District 2
Scoreboard Scoreboard
No Games Played No Games Played
District Standings District Standings
Abilene Wylie (0-0) Borger (0-0)
Canyon Randall (0-0) Dalhart (0-0)
Lubbock Cooper (0-0) Levelland (0-0)
Plainview (0-0) Lubbock Estacado (0-0)
Wichita Falls (0-0) Perryton (0-0)
Tascosa (0-0)  
District Schedule (10/11/19) District Schedule (10/11/19)
Plainview @ Lubbock Cooper Borger @ Lubbock Estacado
WF Rider @ Abilene Wylie Dalhart @ Perryton
Randall @ Wichita Falls (Thurs) Levelland (Idle)
3A-1 Region One District 1 3A-1 Region One District 2
Scoreboard Scoreboard
No Games Played No Games Played
District Standings District Standings
Brownfield (0-0) Bushland (0-0)
Denver City (0-0) Littlefield (0-0)
Kermit (0-0) Muleshoe (0-0)
Tornillo (0-0) River Road (0-0)
  Shallowater (0-0)
  Slaton (0-0)
District Schedule (10/25/19) District Schedule (10/11/19)
Brownfield @ Denver City Slaton @ Bushland
Kermit @ Tornillo Muleshoe @ Littlefield
  River Road @ Shallowater
3A-2 Region One District 2 3A-2 Region One District 2
Scoreboard Scoreboard
No Games Played No Games Played
District Standings District Standings
Abernathy (0-0) Abernathy (0-0)
Coahoma (0-0) Coahoma (0-0)
Colorado City (0-0) Colorado City (0-0)
Idalou (0-0) Idalou (0-0)
Lubbock Roosevelt (0-0) Lubbock Roosevelt (0-0)
Stanton (0-0) Stanton (0-0)
District Schedule (10/11/19) District Schedule (10/11/19)
Slaton @ Bushland Stanton @ Abernathy
Muleshoe @ Littlefield Lubbock Roosevelt @ Colorado City
River Road @ Shallowater Idalou @ Coahoma
2A-1 Region One District 2 2A-2 Region One District 2
Scoreboard Scoreboard
No Games Played No Games Played
District Standings District Standings
Floydada (0-0) Crosbyton (0-0)
Hale Center (0-0) Lockney (0-0)
New Deal (0-0) New Home (0-0)
Olton (0-0) Ralls (0-0)
Post (0-0) Smyer (0-0)
Sundown (0-0) Tahoka (0-0)
District Schedule (10/11/19) District Schedule (10/11/19)
Sundown @ Floydada Smyer @ Crosbyton
Post @ Hale Center Lockney @ Ralls
Olton @ New Deal New Home @ Tahoka
1A-1 Region Two District 5 1A-2 Region One District 3
Scoreboard Scoreboard
No Games Played No Games Played
District Standings District Standings
Meadow (0-0) Amherst (0-0)
Morton (0-0) Anton (0-0)
Ropes (0-0) Cotton Center (0-0)
Wellman-Union (0-0) Lazbuddie (0-0)
Whiteface (0-0) Whitharral (0-0)
District Schedule (10/11/19) District Schedule (10/11/19)
Morton @ Ropes Whitharral @ Cotton Center
Wellman-Union @ Whiteface Anton @ Lazbuddie
Meadow (Idle) Amherst @ Anton

Canyon Too Much for the Loboettes on Saturday; Levelland Drops to One-and-One in District

Loboette Volleyball Team Pic 2019The Levelland Loboettes took the trip to the Canyon Lady Eagles on Saturday looking to stay in front of the district, but Canyon High was just too much.  The Lady Eagles took a 25-12, 25-9, 25-17 win and Levelland drops to one-and-one in district play while Canyon High moves to three-and-oh.

Canyon High got a nine point run from Lauren Bell in game one for a 25-to-12 win and rode a eight point run from Carlee Henderson for a game two win at 25-to-nine.

Levelland attempted a rally in the third and while Levelland collected nine kills in the third, Canyon held of the surge for a 25-to-17 win in game three and swept the Loboettes 25-12, 25-9, 25-17.

Canyon out killed Levelland 31-to-20 and out blocked the Loboettes five-to-one.

The Lady Eagles hung 12 service aces against just four faults while Levelland got just one ace on four faults.

Levelland got eight kills from Michaela Watkins to lead the way.  Annie Dewbre added four kills with Kaylee McCarter taking three kills and Kazzi Spears, Mahalie Stafford, Illiyana Gonzalez adding two kills each.

Kazzi Spears took five service points and had the lone ace serve for the Loboettes.

Emma Crenshaw led Canyon with 12 kills while Clowie Garcia added three blocks and Lauren Bell collected 12 service points in the win.

The Canyon Lady Eagles remain in front in the district at three-and-oh while the Levelland Loboettes move to 20-and-12 on the season and one-and-one in district play.

Levelland returns home on Tuesday night to take on the Hereford Lady Whitefaces with Freshman and Junior Varsity starting at 5:00pm, and Varsity at 6:00pm.

Loboette Pregame takes off at 5:30pm Tuesday night on KLVT AM1230, and KLVT Radio Facebook Live!

Canyon def. Levelland 25-12, 25-9, 25-17
Canyon def. Lubbock Estacado 25-7, 25-10, 25-8

(1) Canyon 3-0
(2) Hereford 2-0
(3) Levelland 1-1
(4) Lubbock Estacado 0-2
(5) Lamesa 0-3

DISTRICT SCHEDULE Tuesday 10/08/19
Hereford @ Levelland
Lubbock Estacado @ Lamesa
Canyon (Idle)

DISTRICT SCHEDULE Saturday 10/12/2019
Levelland @ Lubbock Estacado
Canyon @ Hereford
Lamesa (Idle)

Lady Texans Place First, Texans take Fourth Saturday at SPC XC Invitational

SPCLEVELLAND — The third-ranked South Plains College women’s cross country team placed three runners inside the top 10 to capture their third meet title of the season on Saturday at the South Plains College Cross Country Invitational at Brashear Lake Park.

The Lady Texans finished with 39 points, a total team time of a:37:56.10, and an average of 19:35.22. New Mexico Junior College took second with 41 points, followed by El Pass CC, Lubbock Christian and Angelo State.

Sophomore All-American Gladys Jemaiyo led the Lady Texans with a second-place overall finish, crossing the line in 18:04.90. Daisy Kibet was just a step behind, place fifth overall for South Plains in a time of 18:58.80. Sophomore Dorcus Ewoi was the third runner across the line for the Lady Texans, placing seventh with a final time of 19:15.70.

South Plains’ Itzel Garcia-Santos and Nyia Sena finished inside the top 15 overall, with Garcia-Santos turning in a time of 20:36.30, good enough for 11th, while Sena clocked a 21:00.40 to take 14th overall.

The Texans finished fourth overall in the final team standings with 89 points, finishing with a total team time of 2:28:41.90, with an average of 29:44.38. El Pass CC won the men’s division with 21 points, followed by New Mexico and Angelo State.

South Plains placed two runners in the top 10 as sophomore Alex Kitum led the Texans with a fifth-place finish in a time of 26:44.80, while freshman Abdirizak Ibrahim placed seventh, crossing the line in 27:17.60. Yusuf Mohamud finished 24th overall for the Texans with a time of 29:48.50, while Ryan Robinson was 27th in a time of 30:25.20.

South Plains will be off next weekend before traveling to San Angelo for the Angelo State Cross Country Classic on Oct. 15.

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(Thanks Jordan Irvine, Sports Information Coordinator, South Plains College,