Prach earns wrestler of week honors for tourney play

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.

“Thomas was awesome; he’s our wrestler of the week,” Team Boulder head coach Jim Cox said. “It was a tough competition and several of the wrestlers got valuable experience.”

Team Boulder finished in 20th place among 50 teams in the Asics competition. The Eagles, which are 9-1 in dual meets, have a doubleheader today at Chaparral where they wrestle Virgin Valley at 6 p.m. and host Chaparral at 7 p.m.

Finishing in the top 12 at Asics were Brady Branscum (106 pounds), who was 3-2; Pat Garvin (145), who was 3-2; Sam Doane (182), who was 5-2; and Jackson Dunagan (220), who was 3-2. Jimmy Brown (113), Bryan Foster (138) and Jacob Jurgschat (195) were all 1-2.

Girls Basketball

Sophomore forward Megan Morton and senior forward Whitney Barlow each scored 15 points as the Lady Eagles routed Moapa Valley 51-20 Monday at Overton in their Sunrise League opener.

Junior guard Katlyn Daly added 8 points for Boulder City, which held the Pirates scoreless in the second quarter and led 21-5 at halftime.

Boulder City, which improved to 10-2 overall and 1-0 in league play, forced 27 turnovers. Alyssa Ybarra scored 6 points.

“We played well on the defense end and caused the 25-plus turnovers,” Lady Eagles coach Paul Dosch said. “It was a good win to start league play. But we still have to work hard.”

The Lady Eagles play their first Sunrise League home game at 5 p.m. Friday against Sunrise Mountain.

Boys Basketball

Marcus Walker led Boulder City with 10 points, but the Eagles could not rally to win their Sunrise League opener Monday against Moapa Valley in Overton.

The Eagles’ record dropped to 4-8 overall and 0-1 in league play with the 50-31 loss against the Pirates. Jacorey Dixon scored 5 points, while Xavier Steel, Tyler Newby and Zack Murphy each scored 4 points.

Moapa Valley jumped to a 32-16 advantage at halftime.

The Eagles play their first Sunrise League home game at 6:30 p.m Friday against Sunrise Mountain.

Bowling

The boys team defeated Desert Oasis 9-0 Monday at Boulder Bowl to improve to 6-1 and remain in first place in the Southeast League. Randall Berkheimer had the high game of 225 and Teagan Smale had the high series of 601 as the Eagles outrolled Desert Oasis 2,160 pins to 1,310.

The girls team defeated Desert Oasis 9-0 Monday to improve to 3-4 in the Southeast League. Niki Schulz had the high game of 175 and high series of 475 as the Lady Eagles outrolled Desert Oasis 1,478 pins to 1,018.

The boys and girls both bowl against Sunrise Mountain at 3:30 p.m. today at Sam’s Town.

Girls Flag Football

Boulder City defeated Tech Monday to improve to 8-0 overall and 6-0 in the Southeast League. The Lady Eagles play at 5 p.m. Friday at Liberty.

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