Gonzales hands Navarro girls first district loss
(Gonzales) – The Navarro girls basketball team dropped to 1-1 in District 27-4A Tuesday night with a 55-49 road loss to Gonzales.
The Panthers trailed 28-22 at halftime and couldn’t make up the six-point deficit in the second half.
Navarro guard Amber Reneau led all scorers with 22 points, but no other Panther reached double figures. Micayla Hawes finished with seven, Emily Hinkelmann six, Haleigh Ortiz four, Hailey Teasley and Anna Longoria three apiece, Molly Vrana and Ali Harless two apiece.
Navarro (20-6, 1-1) looks to bounce back Friday in a 6:30 district contest against Austin-Eastside Memorial at the Navarro Events Center in Geronimo.
Navarro boys drop final non-district game to Antonian
(Geronimo) – Navarro boys basketball concluded the non-district portion of its schedule with a third consecutive loss Tuesday night, falling at home to San Antonio-Antonian Prep 109-51 in Geronimo.
The Panthers only trailed 26-20 at the end of the first quarter, but the Apaches used a 28-12 run in the second period to put Navarro in a 54-32 hole at halftime. Antonian won the third period 23-16 to extend the cushion, and erupted for a 32-3 surge in the fourth quarter to build the final margin.
Mason McCaig scored 22 points and snared seven rebounds to lead Navarro. Daniel Pina also reached double figures with 10 points. Christian Soto added nine points, while Kimble Harrison netted five to go with five rebounds and a team-high six assists. Tyler Law and William Tate rounded out the Panthers’ scoring with three and two points, respectively.
Navarro (7-10) opens the District 27-4A schedule Friday with a 6:30 p.m. road game at Austin-Eastside Memorial.