MID-WEEK GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT: Brackenridge keeps 28-4A record spotless with Brennan looming

McCollum picks up 29-4A win; Jefferson rolls to 29-point victory

TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Harlandale, Highlands, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, Southwest.

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Brackenridge post Tevis Thomas goes for a blocked shot.

Brackenridge post Tevis Thomas goes for a blocked shot.

Jefferson's Sasha Barrientos corrals a loose ball as YWLA's Abigail Moreno takes a swipe.

Jefferson’s Sasha Barrientos corrals a loose ball as YWLA’s Abigail Moreno takes a swipe.

Burbank guard Alejandra Martinez secures a loose ball as Brack's Miranda Acuna charges in to gain possession.

Burbank guard Alejandra Martinez secures a loose ball as Brack’s Miranda Acuna charges in to gain possession.

Brackenridge (19-4, 7-0) warmed up for its Saturday showdown with a 60-33 win over rival Burbank (4-14, 1-6) Tuesday in a District 28-4A game at Lanier.

Burbank was within 11-8 after a quarter. Brackenridge took control over the next two quarters, outscoring the Bulldogs 34-12. The Eagles’ defense limited Burbank to one point in the third quarter.

Eagles senior Miranda Acuna led all scorers with 15 points. Posts Keimoria Wiseman and Tevis Thomas each scored 10 points. Skyler Reyna added nine points and Breeann Hernandez supplied eight.

Burbank was led by 11 points from Alejandra Martinez.

Brackenridge will play Brennan (16-0, 7-0) 1 p.m. Saturday at Lanier.

McCollum 43, Memorial 29

The Cowboys (5-13, 1-3) claimed its first District 29-4A win in decisive fashion Tuesday at Memorial (5-14, 1-3). McCollum outscored its hosts 21-13 in the second half.

Senior Emilee Almazan led McCollum with 13 points. Elva Rios contributed 10 points. Felicia Rodriguez chipped in with eight points.

Memorial received 15 points from Larissa Lopez. Lucinda Mireles added eight points.

Jefferson 60, YWLA 31

After a pair of close losses, the Mustangs (8-11, 3-5) put together a dominating performance Tuesday morning at Lanier against Young Women’s Leadership Academy.

The Cardinals (1-17, 0-7) were early risers, taking an 11-6 lead in the first quarter. Jefferson scored 29 points in the second quarter.

Senior Adriana Aguinaga led the rapidly improving Mustangs with 20 points. Mary Loera contributed 14 points. Krystin Garcia scored 10 points and Sasha Barrientos finished with eight.

For YWLA, sophomore Karease Williams scored nine points and Serena Trevino added eight.

Highlands 60, Lanier 36

The Owls (16-9, 5-2) won their second-consecutive game Monday at Lanier, cooling off the Voks (8-13, 5-3) who had won three of their previous four.

No further individual or team statistics were available from either team.

New Braunfels 67, Southwest 59

Southwest’s five-game winning streak reached its end Tuesday afternoon in New Braunfels. The Dragons led the non-district contest 39-36 at halftime, but the Unicorns (9-7) held a two-point lead entering the final quarter.

Natyira Christian led the Unicorns (9-7) with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Individual statistics for Southwest were not available.

Floresville 47, Harlandale 41

The visiting Jaguars (5-11) remained undefeated in District 29-4A with a win Tuesday at Harlandale.  Floresville established a 25-11 lead by halftime and the Indians weren’t able to catch up despite 24 points from senior post Connie Garza.

Payton Cannon led Floresville with 13 points. Justyne Perez scored eight for Harlandale.

About Mike Considine (1352 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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