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Coyote Basketball splits Games with Ranger

The Weatherford College Lady Coyote basketball team defeated Ranger College 78-67 Saturday in the Graber Athletic Center, while the WC men’s team came up short, 93-81.

The Lady Coyotes were led by Destiney Winkfield and Masha Vasilevko, who scored 14 points each. Grace Daniels added 13 points.

With a season record of 17-8 overall and 9-3 in conference, the Lady Coyotes have already clinched a berth in the Region 5 Tournament in Lubbock beginning March 9.

In the men’s game, WC’s Tyrik Armstrong and Ke’Lyn Adams each scored 18 points, while Ranger’s Akiem Daschner led all scorers with 27. WC is currently 16-13 overall and 4-7 in conference, and Ranger is 21-8, 6-5.

Both WC teams close out the regular season Wednesday, Feb. 28, against Southwestern Christian College at home with games beginning at 5 and 7 p.m.