The Weatherford College basketball teams began conference play in Hillsboro Jan. 11, both coming away with close losses to Hill College.
The Lady Coyotes lost 82-77 and the men’s score was 98-92.
The Hill men (16-1, 1-0) are ranked fifth in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Division I poll. The Coyotes (11-7, 0-1) outscored the Rebels 53-50 in the second half but couldn’t overcome a 29-point performance by HC’s Marcus Johnson, Jr.
The WC women played Cisco Jan. 14 at home, winning 82-67. C.J. Johnson had 19 points and Allea Harris had 14, including 9-for-9 from the free throw line.
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The Lady Coyotes (7-5, 1-1) and Coyotes traveled to take on Ranger College Saturday.