PHS basketball capsules

District 4-3A

Boys

Lovington (9-13, 0-1) at Portales (12-10, 1-0)

When: 7 p.m. today

Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9.

Last time out: Lovington, which lost 55-53 at Ruidoso Jan. 31, is coming off a 49-44 loss at Clovis last Tuesday. The Rams edged Ruidoso 39-35 at home Friday.

Last season: Portales took all three games, including the District 4-3A championship.

Players to watch: C Stephen Lennox, Jr., 6-8; G Quantel Nash, Sr., 6-2.

 

Girls

Lovington (18-4, 1-0) at Portales (19-2, 1-0)

When: 5:30 p.m. today

Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9.

Last time out: Lovington has been idle since beating Ruidoso 51-36 on Jan. 31. Portales beat Ruidoso for their fifth straight win and 15th of their last 16. The loss came to Clovis (22-0), the top-ranked team in the state and No. 9 nationally on MaxPreps.com’s ranking system.

Last season: Portales won all three against Lovington, including the District 4-3A championship, but the Wildcats beat Hope Christian to claim their second-straight 3A title.

Players to watch: Sr. Jocelyn Jeffrey, 22.2 ppg; Sr. Ryane Haley, 5.0 ppg, 5.9 rpg.

 

— Compiled by Kevin Wilson

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