This past Monday night the Steers traveled to Sweetwater to take on the Mustangs and came up a little short. Dropping the contest 30-29. The game was a back and forth battle that needed an overtime period to ultimately decide the winner. This was the second time the Steers had to go into overtime against the Mustangs this season.
Leading the Steers was Aaron Chavez with a break out game with 16 points, 15 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 blocked shots.
Also contributing were:
Joshua Gonzales with 6 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocked shots.
Ismael Castillo with 3 points, 7 steals, and 4 rebounds.
Adrian Solis with 2 points, 2 steals, and 3 rebounds.
Kelby Olivarez with 2 points, 6 steals, and 5 rebounds.
It was tough loss and a learning experience for the young Steers, but they are ready to bounce back. They take on the Brownwood Lions on Monday with the tip off set for 5:30 here at the E.C. Roberson Jr. High Gymnasium.
The 8th grade A Lady Steers basketball team trounced Sweetwater in Thursday evening's game, 59-17. Tristan Smith led the way with 17 points and Alex Enriquez scored 9 points. Mya Blanco pitched in 7 points.
On defense, Zoey Castillo, Savanna Zarraga, Abe Delgado all played well.
The 8th grade B team dominated the Sweetwater Colts 25-16. Big Spring's offense was led by Kayleigh Muniz, Mallory Paul, GG Gonzales, Celestina Quintana and the leading scorer, Angelica Calderon. Our whole team had great defense, but the leaders were Hailey Zarraga, Kylee Lynch, GG Gonzalez and Kayleigh Muniz.
The 7th grade A Lady Steers won against Sweetwater in their best executed game of the season. Elaina Arredondo had an amazing ball handling and pressed the defense with ease. Other defensive players of the game were Katelyn Hainey, Kisa Cate and Ioni Mendez. Offensive players of the game were Monica Gutierrez and Daniah Wrighter.
The 7th grade B team hung on the the lead with all their might beating Sweetwater 10-9. Jalen Sykes and Mia Bustamante were the leading scorers for the game. The entire team played excellent defense in this neck and neck defensive battle. The focus and determination was awesome tonight. Way to play together ladies!