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Home Local Sports Lady Eagles-McCollum Basketball Game: Thur. Dec. 8, 2017

Lady Eagles-McCollum Basketball Game: Thur. Dec. 8, 2017

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Lady Eagles edged in thriller by

McCollum Cowgirls 34 to 32

By: Conrado Perez, Jr. – Eagle Pass Sports Central

“Your best and only source for local sports news in Eagle Pass”

The youthful Eagle Pass Lady Eagles’ varsity girls basketball squad under the guidance of head coach Ruben Besa and assistant coaches Arturo Gonzalez, Norman Carreon and Rachel Menchaca hit the road on Thursday, December 8, 2017 venturing to San Antonio, Texas to tipoff against the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys in a 6:30PM non-district hoops finale.  Missing one of their top scorers in this game nevertheless the proud Lady Eagles came out ready to battle against the home standing Cowgirls.

The visiting Lady Eagles and McCollum Cowgirls hooked up in a real nail biter that had all the makings of a post season playoff matchup as the lead continued to exchange hands back and forth throughout the entire game with the Lady Eagles getting scoring production from McKayla Hernandez who would wind up as their leading scorer in this game with a team high 15 points as well as from Brisa Padilla and Cristabel Martinez with Brooke Diaz dominating in the rebounding department.

The gutsy Eagle Pass Lady Eagles held the lead throughout the majority of this contest until the last few minutes of this game where the Cowgirls managed to wrestle the lead away from the Lady Eagles to come away with a truly hard fought 34 to32 victory over the Lady Eagles who clearly deserved a much better fate.

The mighty Eagle Pass Lady Eagles now get set to open their quest for the District 29-6A basketball crown on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 when they entertain the always tough Laredo Alexander Lady Bulldogs in a 7:30 pm district opening hoops matchup at the Eagle Pass ISD Student Activity Center Arena.

Score by Quarters:


1           7         3

2           6         9

3         14       12

4           5       10

Final   32       34

Lady Eagles Individual Stats:

Mckayla Hernandez 15 points

Brisa Padilla 6 points

Cristabel Martinez 4 points

Sophie Rodriguez 4 poits

Brooke Diaz 2 points


Ceci Guerrero 1 point



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