Cowboys win big to stay near top of district race


     D’Hanis climbed to 3-1 in the District 31-A race with a couple of one-sided wins over Utopia and Comstock during the past week.

In their first home game of the district campaign, the Cowboys earned a 25-point win over Utopia, 61-36, on Friday, Jan. 10, then went on the road Tuesday, Jan. 14, to tally a 71-34 win at Comstock.

     The Cowboys (9-9 overall) will play at home for the rest of January, starting this Friday, Jan. 17, against Knippa. Then Leakey will visit the Roy Kile Gym on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

     In Friday’s game, D’Hanis outscored the Buffaloes, 19-7 in the second quarter to have them doubled up at the half, 34-17. The Cowboys continued to build their lead in the second half.  

     Modesto Rodriguez led D’Hanis with 15 points, followed by 11 from Kyle Looper. Luke Langfeld added seven, with six each from Jett Henefey, Jonah Perez and Matthew Young.

     Way out west on Tuesday, D’Hanis evened its season mark at 9-9 with a 37-point victory over Comstock.

     Four Cowboys scored in double figures, with 13 from Rodriguez, 11 from Looper, and 10 each from Henefey and Colton Dalton. Additionally, Young scored eight and Logan Arnett had seven.