The Dumas Demonettes' varsity basketball squad was on the court Tuesday night as the visiting Swiftettes from Nazareth came in for some hoops action. The game got away from the Demonettes in the second half as they fell to 1-2 on the year with a 37-17 loss to the Swiftettes.

The Demonettes had a sight edge after the first, leading 7-2. However, the Swiftettes came back and put up 10 more points, whiled the Demonettes added five more and the score was tied at 12 at the half. The girls shot 16 percent, putting up only five more points in the half to Nazareth's 25 points. The Demonettes managed 11 percent of three-point shots and made 4-of-8 free throws in the game.

Nazareth     2    10    14    11   37

Dumas        7      5      2      3    17

This time around, only four Demonettes got on the board with shots as Sheda Madit was the leading scorer again with nine points.

Sheda Madit – 9 points, 5 rebounds; Vanessa Martinez – 4 points, 3 rebounds; Brenley Rodriguez – 2 points, 5 rebounds; Abree Elsheimer – 2 points, 4 rebounds; Halie Coon – 4 rebounds; Kamryn Cox – 2 rebounds, 3 assists; McKenzie Johnson – 2 rebounds, 1 assist

The Demonettes were scheduled to square off with Boys Ranch on Friday, but the game has been canceled. Currently, another game is in the planning stages but there is no definitive opponent or game time set at this time.

More information to come as it becomes available.

The Demonettes JV and varsity teams are scheduled to play at River Road on Tuesday, Nov. 24, with the JV contest getting underway at 6 p.m. The freshman girls will be traveling to Palo Duro High School on Tuesday with a 4 p.m. matchup.

Action will then resume with Dumas hosting Guymon with all three squads playing, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 1.

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