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BOYS BASKETBALL MIDWEEK REPORT: Indians off to fast start in Harlandale ISD Tournament

Central Catholic, South San also victorious on Day 1

TEAMS INCLUDED: Central Catholic, Harlandale, Holy Cross, McCollum, South San.

Harlandale, Central Catholic and South San all were winners as the annual Harlandale ISD

Tournament got underway Thursday at Harlandale.

Harlandale won two games, defeating Seguin 80-65 and Laredo Johnson 55-50.

Senior post Ram Torres led the Indians with 16 points against Johnson. George Rodriguez added 16 points and Armando Guerrero scored eight.

In Harlandale’s opening game against Seguin, Guerrero led a balanced lineup with 15 points. Torres and Joshua Rodriguez had 14 apiece. Senior Brandon Ramon also was in double figures with 13.  Rodriguez had nine.

Central Catholic won its fourth-consecutive game, defeating McCollum 90-65 in its first tourney contest.

Junior post Tony Lewis erupted for a game-high 29 points for Central Catholic. Senior Chad Plummer contributed 20 points. Daniel Kellum (14 points) and P.J. Escobar (10) also scored in double figures.

Nathan Martinez led the Cowboys with 23 points. Freshman Roger Martinez, Danny Lerma and Steve Villarreal all chipped in with eight points.

South San defeated Jefferson 52-44 in another opening-day game. Senior Eric Alcozer led the Bobcats with 20 points. Olando Lopez scored 14 and Sammy Rodriguez added 12 for South San.

A. Frier was the only double-digit scorer for Jefferson (). Tony Lopez scored nine points and Andrew Garcia had eight.

Central Catholic 84, Roosevelt 55

The Buttons (7-6) tuned up for the Harlandale ISD Tournament with an impressive non-district win Wednesday over Roosevelt (4-14) at Littleton Gym.

Central Catholic outscored the Roughriders 48-27 in the second half.

Escobar led five Central Catholic double-figure scorers. Escobar recorded 18 points. Plummer added 15 points. Lewis finished with 11. Seniors Stuart Lynch and Kellum provided 10 apiece.

MORE TO COME

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About Mike Considine (1374 Articles)
I started this blog as an extension of the sports stories I've been doing as an independent contractor for the Southside Reporter the past five years. I've been a sportswriter for more than 35 years, including two stints with the late, lamented San Antonio Light. I cover high school football for the San Antonio Express-News in the fall. My purpose, in creating this blog, is to shine a light on the athletic achievements of teams and athletes on the south side of San Antonio.

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