High School Hoops & MSU Roundup: November 16

High School Basketball

Boys' play opened up Tuesday night across Texoma, here are some scores:

Wichita Falls High School hosted Abilene Cooper and won 56-47 behind 15 points from Devontay Chaffin.

Rider hosted Mineral Wells and got a 63-38 win, with Christian Sager's 29 points leading the way.

Pre-season #7 Burkburnett visited Ponder and got a 106-59 win, giving Head Coach Danny Nix his 600th career win. Jerard Graham led the Bulldogs with 22 points while Brent Edeeb added 17.

Iowa Park visited City View and won 99-61.

Electra beat Vernon Northside 65-21 behind 22 points from Tyler Coats.

On the Girls' side, Rider visited Burkburnett and got a 39-25 win, with 10 points from Lauren Haley and 9 from Sammie Hislop.

Also a pair of ranked girls' teams were in action, with #4 Throckmorton beating Big Country Home Educators 47-36, but #19 Crowell fell at Seymour 64-51.

MSU Mens Soccer: Herrera Named South Central Region Player of the Year

Midwestern State's Raul Herrera was named Daktronics South Central Region Player of the Year as released Tuesday afternoon by the College Sports Information Directors of America with voting powered by AthleticSite.com.
Herrera, a 2009 Daktronics first-team All-America, led the nation's top defense while posting a 0.50 goals against average this season. The Dallas native has posted a 30-3-7 mark with a program-record 20 shutouts in three season at MSU.
Herrera was joined on the first team by junior center back Ryan Spence and junior midfielder Nathan Fitzgerald.
Spence, a 2009 second-team Daktronics All American, once again played a key role as captain on NCAA Division II's best back line as the Mustangs finished second in the nation in shutout percentage with 11 clean sheets.
Fitzgerald scored five goals and added four assists as the kingpin of the one of the potent offensive attacks in NCAA Division II.
No. 2 Midwestern State remains the lone unbeaten side in NCAA Division II with an 18-0-2 mark. The Mustangs battle Chico State (Calif.) for the right to advance to their second Final Four appearance in the last four years.
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. (Central Time) from University Soccer Stadium Saturday afternoon in Chico, Calif.

MSU Womens' Soccer: Mustangs Place Six on All-South Central Region Squad

Midwestern State placed six players on the Daktronics All-South Central Region Team by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America with voting powered by AthleticSite.com.
Forward Lindsay Pritchard, defenders Hanna Staley and Kendra Clemons and goalkeeper Mallory Whitworth gained first-team honors and will move onto the ballot for the All-America team which is set for release later this month.
Pritchard the Mustangs with 10 goals and five assists including game winners against Nebraska-Omaha and Newman (Kan.). The junior from Whitehouse garnered first-team All-LSC honors.
Staley also gained 2010 Lone Star Conference Defender of the Year honors, while Clemons is a four-time all-conference performer and earned NSCAA all-region accolades in each of the last two seasons.
Whitworth led the LSC with a 0.52 goals against average during the regular season on her way to eight shutouts.
Junior forward Kelsey Hill and senior midfielder Brittany Subia earned second-team honors.
Midwestern State claimed its first regular season LSC championship since 1998 and advanced to the NCAA Division II postseason for the first time in school. The Mustangs finished with a 16-4 record.