McCollum picks up 29-4A win; Jefferson rolls to 29-point victory
TEAMS INCLUDED: Brackenridge, Burbank, Harlandale, Highlands, Lanier, McCollum, Memorial, Southwest.
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.