It is hard to tell who enjoyed Teagan Smale’s two-week run best. It could have been Smale, a 15-year-old-sophomore at Boulder City High who had the incredible run on the bowling lanes, or his father cheering every frame along the way, or his coach who hasn’t stopped bragging about his young talent.
Heading into the season more than two months ago, head coach Chris Morelli expected a better season than his first as coach of the Boulder City girls flag football team.
Winning the Division 1-A state bowling championship two weeks ago was not enough. Three Eagles are poised to make a run at the boys individual state title, too.
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.