The Borger Bulldogs came to town on Tuesday, Jan. 19, for 4-4A action. The Demons headed into the game 0-2 after falling to Canyon in the district opener and dropping a close one with Perryton on Jan. 15. The Demons looked to bounce back and get in the "Win Column" for the first time this district season.
With leading scorers Cristian Kelso and Johnny Reynaga and the rest of the varsity Demons, Borger was left behind in the first quarter as the Demons led 16-5 over the Bulldogs.
However, Borger managed to get within eight at the end of the first half, 28-20, and tie the game at 36 after three.
Borger 5 15 16 10 46
Dumas 16 12 8 17 53
Excellent shooting from the floor (43 percent) and completing 60 percent of free throws helped lift Dumas over Borger 53-46.
In the game, Kelso had 18 points with Reynaga coming in with 12.
Cristian Kelso – 18 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist; Johnny Reynaga – 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists; Brayden Boggs-Rushing – 7 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists; Evan Hernandez – 6 points, 8 rebounds; Issac Ortiz – 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists; Victor Chavez – 4 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist; Jerry Rodriguez – 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist; Khamarion Williams – 1 rebound
The JV squad took on Borger earlier in the evening and defeated the Bulldogs 66-34. Matthew Reynaga had 20 points in the game for the JV team, followed by Aaron Lawrence with 16 points. Joshua Flores and Trenton Aikman had eight points and six points, respectively.
JV is 10-5 on the season and 2-1 in district play.
The Demons travel to Pampa Friday night, Jan. 22, then head to Hereford on Tuesday. The Demons return home on Jan. 29 to square off with the Canyon Eagles.