Ignacio's Sky Cotton rips the ball away from Dolores' Brianna Schwartz (11) as DHS’ Lexi Atkinson (12) observes during Tuesday, Jan. 8 San Juan Basin League action inside DHS Gymnasium. Cotton ended up with 12 points offensively, and teammates Michelle Simmons (12 points), Valerie Armstrong (10 points) and Mariah Vigil (13 points) also cracked double figures as the Lady Bobcats shocked the Lady Bears 55-48 (Dolores had led 30-29 at halftime), winning their SJBL opener and improving to 4-2 overall.
Ignacio's Clayton Jefferson (11) glides past Dolores’ Hayden Plewe (1) for a left-handed roll attempt on Tuesday, Jan. 8 inside DHS Gymnasium. Matching teammate Kelton Richmond's 17 points for the team high, Jefferson also had strong offensive support from Bobcats Justin Carver (14 points) and Wyatt Hayes (nine points) in a 69-55 San Juan Basin League victory beginning 2013. Now 5-1 overall and ranked No. 6 in Class 2A by the Denver Post, the Bobcats will travel to Aztec, N.M., this weekend for the 4A Tigers’ “Rumble in ‘The Jungle.’”