Dalhart Lady Wolves spoil Lady Harvesters’ Senior Night in 61-34 loss
The Pampa Lady Harvesters (12-20, 4-3) hosted the Dalhart Lady Wolves on Friday evening for Senior Night. The Lady Wolves played spoiler to the Lady Harvesters and left Pampa with the 61-34 loss.
After the game, head coach Kirk Ellis thanked seniors Ally Gutierrez and Kambry Smith for their hard work and said he looks forward to the rest of the season with this squad.
“They’ve (Gutierrez, Smith) been great leaders for us and have done a good job,” head coach Kirk Ellis said. “I hated that the last home game ended the way it did. But it wasn’t because of a lack of effort or anything. We’ve still got some good things in front of us and they are going to lead us to that.”
Dalhart started the game with a quick 10-4 lead before back-to-back buckets from junior Tynaa Mojica pulled Pampa within one score at 10-8.
Dalhart took a 21-8 lead into the second quarter before a three from junior Hallie Sieck and a bucket from sophomore Lexi Maul pulled Pampa back within eight at 24-16. Maul knocked in a pair of free throws followed by another bucket from Mojica and it was 28-20 with 1:10 left in the half.
Coming out of the locker rooms for the second half, Gutierrez sank a basket after a pass from Maul to keep Pampa within 11 points at 33-22.
Dalhart continued to pour on points, however, and pulled away at 41-21 before a Pampa timeout. Junior Celest Ostercamp and Kambry Smith scored a couple of baskets, but it was 43-26 heading into the final quarter.
Pampa only mustered eight points in the fourth including a three from Sieck and Dalhart went on to win 61-34.
Hallie Sieck led the Lady Harvesters in scoring with 10 points and two threes; Tynaa Mojica had six points; Ally Gutierrez had four points; Kambry Smith had four points and was 2-2 from the line; Savannah Valentine had five points, was 2-2 in free throws and had a three; Celest Ostercamp had four points and was 2-2 from the stripe and Mikalie Floyd was 1-2 in free throws.
As a team, Pampa was 7-10 (70 percent) in free throws and had three three-pointers.