Seguin girls edge Alamo Heights for second district win
(San Antonio) - The Seguin girls basketball team moved to 2-1 in District 26-5A Tuesday night with a 37-32 road win over Alamo Heights in San Antonio.
The Matadors trailed 7-6 at the end of the first quarter, but used a stifling defensive effort to edge the Mules 8-3 in the second period and take a 14-10 lead into halftime.
Each team netted nine points in the third quarter, and Seguin won the fourth period 14-13 to notch the five-point win.
Carsyn Dietz and Karlynn Villegas scored 10 points apiece to lead the Mats offensively. Duvelsa Briones added six, Desiray Rodriguez four, Ariann Canales three, and Kaitlyn Baker two. Hannah Patek and Madyson Tausch each hit a free throw.
The Seguin girls (7-13, 2-1) take pause from the District 26-5A schedule to play in the College Station Tournament Dec. 27-29, then return to district action on Jan. 2 with a home game against Medina Valley.
Seguin boys struggle in district opener vs. Mules
(Seguin) - Alamo Heights dominated from start to finish in handing Seguin a 68-32 loss to open the District 26-5A boys basketball schedule Tuesday night at Goldie Harris Gym.
The Matadors trailed the visiting Mules 26-9 at the end of the first quarter, 40-13 at halftime, and 58-25 going into the fourth period.
Christian Martinez led Seguin in scoring with 13 points, and Trystin Silas chipped in with 11. The rest of the Matadors combined for just eight points, with Justice Head producing four while Joseph Vela and Evan Head netted two apiece.
The inside-outside tandem of 6'5" post Evan Carcanagues and 6'1" guard Brandon Johnson combined for half of the Mules' points, scoring 17 apiece. Matthew Pisano added 14.
Seguin (5-11, 0-1) has an extended break before resuming district play on Tuesday, Jan. 2 with a road game against Medina Valley in Castroville.