BASKETBALL: local girls’ and boys’ teams post early season wins
Basic 59 Tech 46
The Basic Wolves (2-0) recorded their second straight home victory 59-46 over visiting Tech (0-1) Thursday night, Dec. 4.
Senior guards Jared Meacham and Robert Sutton led the way for the Wolves with 18 and 13 points respectively, while junior guard Kerry Keyes added seven points and six steals.
Using the same zone defensive scheme that trapped the Chaparral Cowboys into 19 turnovers on the Wolves season opener, Basic forced 14 Roadrunner turnovers Thursday.
Despite the loss, junior guard Paul Galang led Tewch with 13 points.
The Wolves will looked to stay unbeaten Monday Dec. 8 against Boulder City (2-0) High School.
Coronado 66 Silverado 33
Coronado is 1-1 on the season after a sound 66-33 road victory over the Silverado Skyhawks (1-1)
Senior forward Nick Kornieck continued his hot start against the Skyhawks, pouring in a game-high 23 points along with six rebounds.
Lending a helping hand, junior forward Jake DesJardins chipped in 14 points, 10 Cougars totaled scored Thursday night.
Coronado will host their home opener Tuesday Dec. . where they’ll take on a steadily improving Bonanza (1-1) High School.
Green Valley 69 Del Sol 63
Green Valley (2-0) used a strong second half performance from senior Romello Jones to down the Del Sol Dragons (1-1) 69-63 on the road Thursday night.
Jones, scored a game-high 30 points for the Gators, who also got 12 points from senior guard Kelvin Omojola.
Del Sol which led 32-30 at the half, got five players in double figures despite the loss, highlighted by senior forward JonRoss Juhas 17 points.
Green Valley will continue their season Tuesday December 9. against a tough Las Vegas (2-0) High School opponent.
Boulder City 56 Calvary Chapel 20
Coronado 62 Silverado 37
Green Valley 58 Del Sol 17
Liberty 77 Durango 34
Basic 50 Tech 31