After falling in opening round,
Sabinal earns consolation title
Uvalde -- Dropping their first game in the Southwest
Texas Junior College Tournament after five straight championships,
the Sabinal Yellowjacket boys’ basketball team recovered nicely,
coming back to win the consolation bracket.
In the 55th annual tourney, held last weekend at SWTJC’s
LaForge Hall, the Jackets lost by a bucket in Friday’s
first-round game with Brackett, 61-59. The Tigers went on to win
In the second game on Friday, the Jackets dominated Nueces
Canyon, 62-35 in the consolation semifinals, then came back to
beat La Pryor in the consolation finals, 61-55, on Saturday, Dec.
The Jackets will be at home this weekend for the Sabinal
On Tuesday, Dec. 16, all of the Sabinal teams will go to
Junction for non-district contests.