Navarro boys notch district road win over Veterans Memorial
(San Antonio) – The Navarro boys basketball team carved its first notch in the District 27-4A win column Wednesday night with a 54-45 road win over first-year Judson ISD program Veterans Memorial in San Antonio.
Navarro post Mason McCaig led all scorers with 21 points, and fellow senior Will Eveld chipped in with 17 to lead an efficient offensive effort that saw the Panthers hit 55 percent (17-31) of their field goal attempts.
McCaig also grabbed a team-high eight rebounds, while Eveld and Kimble Harrison snared five apiece. Harrison dished out three assists to go with three points. Daniel Pina finished with six points, Tyler Law four, Kieran Anderson two, and William Tate one.
Veterans Memorial led 23-19 at halftime. Navarro shaved two points off the deficit with a 12-10 scoring edge in the third quarter, and took control with a 23-12 run in the fourth.
The Panthers are 1-1 in district, 8-11 overall. Navarro continues the 27-4A slate Friday with a 6:30 p.m. tip against La Vernia at the Navarro Events Center in Geronimo.
Veterans Memorial sends Navarro girls to second district loss
(Geronimo) – San Antonio-Veterans Memorial, a first-year program in the Judson ISD, continued its assault on District 27-4A girls basketball Wednesday night by handing perennial power Navarro a 56-20 loss at the Navarro Events Center in Geronimo.
The Panthers trailed 34-11 at halftime and never recovered. Amber Reneau led Navarro in scoring with seven points. Anna Longoria finished with three. Allie Benner, Miranda Hernandez, Allison Harless, and Hailey Teasley netted two apiece. Molly Vrana and Micayla Hawes each hit a free throw.
The loss moves Navarro to 2-2 in district play, 21-8 overall. The Panthers finish up the first half of the 27-4A schedule Friday with a 6:30 p.m. visit to La Vernia.