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Yearlings Cantu and Katzfey named to all-tournament team in Refugio
by Adam Cooper
Jan 15, 2009 | 363 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The George West 8th grade boys basketball team lost 48-24 to Dilley on Thursday, Jan.8. 

After being down 30-9 at halftime, the Yearlings regrouped, refused to quit, and played the Wolves even the rest of the way. Andrew Katzfey led with 11 points, followed by Jon Lopez’s 5, Bobby Torres’s 4 and 4 points from Derek Cantu. 

At the Refugio Tournament on Jan.10, the Yearlings faced Taft in the first round. George West surged ahead early and held on for a 41-39 victory. Torres scored 13, while Cantu and Lopez each chipped in 10. Katzfey scored 4 and Joseph Feist and Joe Romero each contributed 2 points.

In the Championship game the Yearlings were matched up with Refugio. Despite holding leads in both the first and third quarters, the Yearlings were eventually overcome by the home team and lost 47-36. However, Cantu and Katzfey were named to the ‘All-Tournament’ team. Cantu led the team with 12, followed by 10 from Katzfey and 7 from Torres. Feist, Lopez and Anthony Alvarez each added 2 points.
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