UHS girls prep for district opener
The Uvalde Lobos upped their current winning streak to three games as they defeated the Natalia Mustangs, 40-15, in basketball competition Monday afternoon at Natalia.
Ahead by a score of 9-2 at the end of the opening period, the Lobos blew the game open in the second period as they scored 18 points, while shutting out the Mustangs.
Up by a half-time advantage of 27-2, the Uvaldeans coasted through the second half as Uvalde High School head basketball coach Fortino Patiño went to his bench early and often as the Lobos eased their way to victory.
A’Taisha Carroll and Rayleigh Watson both scored in double figures to lead Uvalde offensively.
Carroll netted 14 points, while Watson totaled 13 points.
Watson scored eight of her points in Uvalde’s big 18-point second period.
Others scoring for the Lobos Monday included Violet Gomez with five points, Sarrah Luna with four points, and Cecilia Cantu and Gaby Victorino each with two points.
Klarissa Sonora, Lenisa Tomasini, Desirae Garcia, Nataly Santos, and Liza DeHoyos played but did not get into the Uvalde scoring column.
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