(New Braunfels) – The Navarro boys basketball team extended its season into the area round of the 4A Region IV playoffs Tuesday night with a 43-40 bi-district win over Canyon Lake at New Braunfels-Canyon.
The Panthers trailed 16-12 after the first quarter, but an 18-7 run in the second period put Navarro in front 30-23 at halftime. The Hawks won the third quarter 13-4 to take a two-point lead into the fourth period, but Navarro used a 12-7 scoring edge in the final frame to secure the three-point win.
Navarro guards Garrett Weaver and Isaiah Grant scored 12 points apiece. Will Eveld added seven, while Tanner Law and Mason McCaig each had six. Tanner Whitson chipped in with two points, and Tanner Felsing hit a free throw.
Rory Preiss led Canyon Lake with 11 points.
The Panthers (20-10) have now posted two straight 20-win seasons to go with consecutive district titles.
Navarro faces Brazosport in the area playoffs, but the details had yet to be announced at press time.