8th Grade - "A"
The 8th grade "A" team Lady Steers lost the last game of the season to San Angelo Lee on Monday night; final score was 43-48.
Ryen Terrazas led the way on offense with 13 points, followed by Tristan Smith and Alex Enriquez both with 8 points. Anaika Delgado and Kalyn Whitehead and Zoey Castillo played well on defense. Their final record was 12-4.
8th Grade - "B"
The 8th grade "B" team played their final game of the season. Despite their good defense, they fell short of the win. Offensive plays were made by Mallory Paul, Kylee Lynch and Celestina Quintana. Kylee Lynch was also the leading rebounder. Good defensive plays were made by Angelica Calderon, Mallory Paul and Trinity Robertson who was the leading scorer. It was a great season for these ladies.
7th Grade - "A"
The 7th grade "A" team finished out their season against the Rebels. They lost in a tough battle, but fundamentally they played well.
Defensive players of the game were Kisa Cate and Monica Gutierrez. Kaydence Canales led the game in steals. Elaina Arredondo and Lani Mendez also played well. Giselle Holguin hustled up and down the court and made a difference offensively for the Lady Steers. They fought hard but came up short. Big Spring ISD and coaching staff are so proud of their season and what they've accomplished.
7th Grade - "B"
The 7th grade "B" team took a tough loss last night in San Angelo. Jalen Sykes and Maria Villolobos led the way on offense. Emily Mathews, Genna Bedinger and Neli Mendez hustled on defense. They finished the game fighting hard. These girls had a great year ending up with a 10-4 record.
8th Grade - "A"
8th grade "A" Boys team fought hard against a great offensive team in Wylie. They kept the pressure up on the Wylie offense for three plus quarters, causing many turnovers and many mistakes for the Wylie offense. In the end however, the shots just were not falling for the Steers in the 3rd and 4th quarters as Wylie was able to pull away in the end.
Defensive standouts were the whole team as each player contributed by running the full court press for 4 quarters, which is extremely hard to do. On offense, the Steers were led by Keagen Mitchell who had 23 points and 10 rebounds. Chris Martinez contributed 9 points with help from beyond the arch.
Mitchell was a force to be reckoned with all year. He scored in the double digits during every game but one, and he was the team’s second leading rebounder as well. Mitchell was chosen as the MVP of the "A" team.
Seth Olson at the beginning of the year showed extreme promise, he became a defensive stalwart able to stay with any player on offense with his athleticism, and also by the end of the year he was able to find his shot and contributed on offense as well. He was chosen as the Most Improved Player. The "A" team ended the season with a winning 8-5 record.
8th Grade - "B"
8th grade "B" team battled hard for all four quarters in a highly contested defensive game against the Wylie Bulldogs.
Defensive standouts were led by Quetavian Lewis and Roman Perez who used their speed and agility to stifle the bulldog guards from producing much offense.
Offensive standouts were led Roman Perez and Dominic Gomez, both made 3’s and both contributed well with great passes.
Perez on the season averaged 13 points a game and at least 5 assists, 5 rebounds and 5 steal a game as well, and was chosen as the MVP of the "B" team.
According to Coach Sawyer Roberts, Lewis had struggled with dribbling at the beginning of the year, but with extra work and dedication, he became a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball; therefore, being named the Most Improved Player on the Team. The 8th grade B team wrapped up there season with a 7-4 record.
7th - "B" Team
The 7th Grade "B" Boys basketball team finished out their season against the Wylie Bullodgs Monday night at the E.C. Roberson Jr. High Gymnasium.
They dropped the contest, but battled all four quarters. Defensive players of the game were Ismael Castillo, Adrian Solis, Kelby Olivarez, and Issac Gonzales. Offensively scoring for the Steers were Aaron Chavez, Ismael Castillo, Issac Gonzales, Josh Gonzales, and Korbin Olsen. It was a great learning and developing season for these young Steers.
(Information provided by BSISD.)