Reneau’s 29 sparks Navarro girls past Wimberley
(Geronimo) – Senior guard Amber Reneau lit up the scoreboard with 29 points Tuesday night to help Navarro open the second half of the District 27-4A girls basketball schedule with a 63-47 home win over Wimberley.
Emily Hinkelmann joined Reneau in double figures with 10 points. The Panthers jumped out to a 39-18 halftime lead and kept the Texans at arm’s length in the second half to notch the 16-point win.
Anna Longoria chipped in with nine points for Navarro, Allison Benner and Molly Vrana netted six apiece, and Hailey Teasley finished with three.
The win moves Navarro to 4-2 in district play, 23-8 overall. The Panthers are in second place, two games back of 27-4A leader San Antonio-Veterans Memorial, with four games left on the schedule.
Navarro looks to avenge one of its district losses Friday when the Panthers host a 6:30 game against Gonzales at the Navarro Events Center in Geronimo.
Navarro boys struggle in road loss to Wimberley
(Wimberley) – The Navarro boys basketball team’s two-game district winning streak ended Tuesday in an 83-42 road loss to Wimberley.
The Panthers only shot 33 percent overall, 17 percent (2-12) from three-point range, and turned the ball over 27 times against the Texans.
Mason McCaig and Tyler Law scored seven points apiece to lead Navarro offensively, and McCaig snared a team-high seven rebounds. Daniel Pina added six points, and Christian Soto finished with five. Will Eveld and William Tate each had four. Kimble Harrison, Kieran Anders, and Robert Conlin rounded out the scoring with three apiece.
Navarro is 2-2 in District 27-4A, 9-12 overall. The Panthers wrap up the first half of the district schedule Friday with a 6:30 p.m. visit to Gonzales.