Conifer upsets Widefield

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By Brian Forbes

The Conifer boys just might be on to something.

A season after graduating an iconic group of talent, the "new" Lobos are on their way to establishing their own identity. Just keep that program handy as you learn their names.

Behind the steady dribble penetration of sophomore guard Gus Womeldorph, the rebounding of Stephen Theiss and C.J. Danks, the hustle of Kalvin Winter and the all around play of the Tadlock brothers, the Lobos rolled Widefield 57-53 in a Class 4A nonleague game Dec. 19.

Not too shabby considering the Gladiators advanced to the state championship game last season and were a preseason top-five selection earlier this month.

The Lobos (3-4) won their third straight by playing with confidence and hustle – from the starters to the bench players.

"I think our guys are starting to realize that we’ve got real aggressive, physical-type kids, and that if we come out and play, teams are going to have a hard time matching our intensity when we play that way," Lobos coach Jeff DeBuhr said.


Read the complete story in the Dec. 24 edition of the High Timber Times.