Mats drop final pre-district game to Greyhounds
(Seguin) - The Seguin boys basketball team wrapped up the pre-district portion of its schedule Friday night with a 59-39 home loss to Boerne in the SHS student activity center gym.
The Matadors trailed 13-10 at the end of the first quarter and 26-20 at halftime. The Greyhounds won the third period 19-12 to take a 45-32 cushion into the fourth quarter doubled up Seguin 14-7 in the final frame to pull away for the 20-point win.
Trystin Silas led Seguin offensively with 12 points. Evan Head finished with seven, and Arturo Hernandez put in five. Christian Martinez and Jacob Vega scored four points apiece. Michael Mickles, Joseph Vela, and Justice Head netted two points each, and Darian Shannon hit a free throw.
The loss drops Seguin's record to 5-10. The Matadors open the District 26-5A schedule tonight at Goldie Harris Gym with a 6:30 p.m. tip against Alamo Heights.
Dripping Springs hands Seguin girls district loss
(Seguin) - The Seguin girls basketball team suffered its first District 26-5A loss Friday night in a 42-23 setbcack to Dripping Springs at Goldie Harris Gym.
The Matadors kept the game competitive for a half with a strong defensive effort, but had a difficult time generating offense, scoring just five points in the first quarter and four in the second to trail 11-9 at the intermission.
Dripping Springs used an 18-9 run in the third quarter to build a 29-18 cushion, and pulled away from Seguin with a 13-5 scoring edge in the fourth period.
Carsyn Dietz led Seguin in scoring with nine points, while the Tigers' Julia Graham netted a game-high 22.
The Matadors are 1-1 in district play, 6-13 overall. Seguin visits Alamo Heights in a 26-5A contest tonight at 6:30 p.m.