Jackets win twice in non-district
Junction -- The Sabinal Yellowjackets went on the road last
Tuesday, Dec. 16, and dominated the Junction Eagles, 59-36, in a
non-district boys’ basketball contest.
Friday, Dec. 19, the Yellowjackets rallied from 11 points down at
the half to beat the FEAST Homeschool Patriots, 73-69.
The Jackets will return to action with a trip to the La Pryor
Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 30-31.
At Junction, the Jackets jumped out to a 22-8 lead at the end of
one period of play, and never looked back, and they still had the
Eagles doubled up, 56-28, at the end of three.
Justice Gonzales and Isaiah Banda were in double figures, with 19
and 12 points. Gonzales dominated the boards with 14 rebounds, while
Banda dished out six assists.
In the win over FEAST, the Jackets found themselves behind at the
half, 41-30, but clawed back into the game in the third period,
cutting the deficit to just four, and then pulling ahead in the
fourth. Banda connected for 24 points, Jonathon Silva scored 20, and
Gonzales scored 16. Silva pulled off the double-double with 10