Sports News January 26

BASKETBALL: The Freshmen A Boys Basketball team defeated the Calhoun Sandcrabs 40-24. The team was led by a great play from Jay’ron Miller. The JV Boys Basketball defeated the Calhoun Sandcrabs 50-23. The team was led by Sunny Ozoh, Charles Smith and AJ Richards. The Varsity Boys Basketball team won a tough game against Calhoun 62-55. The team was led by Marvis Odia with 26 points and 6 rebounds. Chris Oliver also added 20 points on 5 3’s. The team is now 3-0 in district.

Friday, January 22 the women’s basketball teams took on Calhoun. The Freshmen team won with a score of 29 to 26 with Destiny Briscoe contributing 11 points. The JV won with a score of 40 to 28 with Precious Ike scoring 11. The Varsity won 55 to 50 with Kendall Bess, Rita Okoye and Kearah Nails all scoring 8. The next game will be tonight with the teams taking on Foster away.

BASEBALL:  If you are interested in trying out for the Longhorn Baseball team please stop by room 2316 and speak with Coach Gazaway. Deadline to do so is January 27th. Tryouts are February 1st-3rd.

WRESTLING:  The Longhorn women’s wrestling team traveled to College Station HS to take on some of the best women’s teams in Central Texas at the Cougar Draw. Our Longhorns came away with the tournament championship. Placing for the Longhorns were in 3rd: Stephanie Trevino, Lydia Masters and Nicole Brandborg. In 2nd: Diana Luong, Shekina Bonner-Spiller and Olivia Kirby. Placing 1st were Alanis Ventura and Jac-Quyra McDade. The women will travel to Katy Taylor on Wednesday.

The Longhorn men’s Varsity and JV wrestling teams competed at the Cougar Draw in College Station. Placing for the Varsity were Myles West in 4th, Zach Jackson in 3rd and Ricky Boehck in 2nd. Placing for the JV were Joaquin Guerrero in 4th; Tyler Sanders, Jacob Detiveaux and Kurt Pelletier in 3rd; Jared Rivas, Gabriel Suchanek and Karson Niemann in 2nd; and placing 1st were Nathan Hernandez and Braden Bean. The boys will travel to Katy Taylor on Wednesday night.