The theme for the Boulder City girls basketball team this season has been “together.”
Sophomore Jeanne Carmell ran for three touchdowns and passed for another three scores as Boulder City defeated visiting Chaparral 51-7 in girls flag football Friday.
The Eagles are getting healthier and recovering from injuries, and that is translating to better play on the court and important league wins.
When the Division I-A State Bowling Tournament ended in February 2013, the Boulder City boys stood by and watched Tech celebrating and hoisting the championship trophy.
Junior guard Alyssa Ybarra scored 26 points and made six steals to help Boulder City’s girls basketball team to a 58-49 home win over Virgin Valley Jan. 23. The Lady Eagles remain in first place in Division 1-A’s Sunrise League.
The Boulder City girls flag football team played its closest game of the season and survived to remain unbeaten.
Junior Jacob Jurgschat was named wrestler of the week after winning six of eight matches to place fifth in the 195-pound weight class in the Mohave (Ariz.) Invitational Saturday.
First-year Boulder City girls basketball coach Paul Dosch scheduled nonleague opponent Foothill in the middle of his team’s Sunrise League schedule as a way of measuring his team. Playing the larger and faster Division 1 team would allow Dosch to expose the Division 1-A Lady Eagles’ weaknesses while providing experience against a formidable opponent.
It was being called the battle for first place, but most critics secretly thought it would be less of a battle and more of a one-sided rout.
Photo Courtesy Vena Foster
Teagan Smale’s 201.3 is the highest per-game average in Division 1-A where the Eagles are among the favorites to win this season’s state bowling championship. The Eagles were runner-up in 2013.
The football battle for first place is scheduled for Friday at Boulder City’s stadium.
Sophomore forward Megan Morton is playing her first year of varsity girls basketball, but she is not intimidated by the older, often taller opponents.
Senior Thomas Prach (160 pounds) went 5-2 for his seven matches and placed fifth in the two-day Asics So-Cal Wrestling Challenge on Friday and Saturday in Santa Ana, Calif.
At times, visitors to Boulder City High sports games might want to rub their eyes to make sense of what they are seeing. The school’s opponents are not seeing double, but you can’t blame them for thinking their sight might need adjusting.