Bobcat boys capture tourney championships
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Last Saturday, Jan. 30, the Skidmore-Tynan seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls basketball teams took part in the Skidmore-Tynan tournament in which two Bobcat teams came out first place winners.

In the seventh-grade boys’ bracket, the Bobcats defeated the Sinton B team by a 29-9 score in their first round game.

Michael Huerta led the Cats in scoring with 12 points, while Andrew Casarez followed with nine points. Ryan Lakso added four, Sal Soto and T.J. Amador scored two points each.

In the championship game, the Cats defeated Kenedy, 16-10. Huerta again led the Cats with 10 points, Casarez tallied three, Amador had two and Ryan Jimenez added a free throw.

Elias Perez, John Cirone, Lakso and Soto also contributed to the win with their defensive plays.

In the eighth-grade boys’ bracket, the Cats defeated Sinton, 31-16. Donovan Encinia led the Cats with 12 points, while Aaron Hughes followed with six, Ezequiel Huerta added five, Nathan Magana tallied four, and Eddie Salas and Adrian Castaneda each scored two apiece.

In the championship game, the Cats defeated the Kenedy Lions, 34-22. Huerta led the Cats with 18 points followed by Encinia with eight, Jacob Martinez added four, while Hughes and Ramiro Hernandez each scored two apiece. Fred Guajardo, Seth Phillips and Damien Toelkin also contributed to the wins with their defensive play.

In the seventh-grade girls’ bracket, the S-T Lady Cats defeated Pettus, 28-3, in their first round game.

Danielle Garino led the Cats with eight points, followed by Isabel Jimenez with six, Brianna Maxwell tallied four, while Debra Wilder, Alexandra Herrera, Jesika Garino, Kayla DeLeon and Mari Martinez added two apiece.

In the championship game, the ‘Cats fell to Refugio, 29-15. Jimenez led the Cats with seven points and DeLeon and Martinez tallied four apiece.

The eighth-grade girls’ bracket had the Lady Cats vs. the Pettus Lady Eagles in a first round match-up where the Eagles prevailed, 26-19.

Amy Berthold led the Cats in scoring with seven points, Haley Scott tallied six, and Naomi Garza, Julia Garibay, and Brittany Herrera each scored two.

In the consolation game, the Cats defeated the Ingleside B team, 23-10. Berthold again led the team with 11 points. Herrera tallied five, Scott chipped in with four, and Garza rounded out the scoring with three.

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