The Skyrockets (7-10) advance to the first round of the UIL basketball playoffs but came up short 59-43 against the Gruver Greyhounds (13-11) in the contest at 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at Borger. Carson Tarver and Jordan Nation led in scoring with 13 points each. Creighton Killian added six points, Jayden Castillo five, Bryant Tarver three, Fabian Pina two and Nixon Folk one. Back, from left, Coach Quenton Patterson, Carson Tarver, Jordan Nation, Creighton Killian, Fabian Pina, Braylon Tarver, Bryant Tarver. Front, from left, Jayden Castillo, Gael Rodriguez, Kayden Valles and Gavin Wood. Not pictured are Coach Creighton Henderson and Nixon Folk.
Wellington 11 20 25 43
Gruver 12 33 47 59