Lady Eagles-Laredo LBJ Basketball Game Report: Fri. Dec. 14, 2018

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Lady Eagles hoopsters defeat

Laredo LBJ 37 to 27

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

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The Eagle Pass Lady Eagles varsity girls’ basketball team under the leadership of head coach Ruben Besa and assistant coaches Arturo Gonzalez, Jesus Juarez and Norman Carreon entertained the Laredo LBJ Lady Wolves on Friday, December 14, 2018 in a 6:30 PM District 29-6A hoops encounter at the EPISD SAC Arena.

The home standing predominately youthful Lady Eagles came out of their pregame warm-up ritual with an aggressive offensive scheme utilizing the scoring assault from their one-two scoring punch of McKayla Hernandez and Paula Hernandez to jump out to a quick 15 to 7 advantage at the end of the opening period.

In the second quarter of this contest the proud Lady Eagles began to employ a suffocating defense that resulted in numerous steals by the Lady Eagles which they were able to convert into points with key jumpers and layups inside the paint to build a 23 to 10 lead heading into their halftime break.

In the second half of this game the Lady Eagles got production from their entire roster both in scoring and rebounds, Rhianna Rodriguez, Aiyana Benavides and Cristabel Martinez each contributed three points apiece to the cause while Lady Eagle Brooke Diaz simply dominated in the rebounding department with a team and game high total of 12 rebounds as the Lady Eagles recorded their first district victory of the season by the final score of 37 to 27 over the Laredo LBJ Lady Wolves. McKayla Hernandez led all Lady Eagles scorers with a team high 14 points followed by Paula Hernandez who poured in 13 points. The Lady Eagles had a total of 22 steals in this game.

Eagle Pass Sports Central congratulates the victorious Eagle Pass Lady Eagles on your well earned victory over the Laredo LBJ Lady Eagles and wish you continued success through the rest of your season. Way to Go Lady Eagles!

Scoring by Quarters:


1 15 7

2 8 3

3 7 6

4 7 11

Final 37 27

Lady Eagles Individual Scoring:

McKayla Hernandez 14 points 4 rebounds 2 assists 4 steals 1 blocked shot

Paula Hernandez 13 points 2 rebounds 4 steals

Rhianna Rodriguez 3 points 1 rebound

Aiyana Benavides 3 points 4 rebounds 2 assists 2 steals

Cristabel Martinez 3 points 3 rebounds 4 assists 3 steals 1 blocked shot

Brooke Diaz 1 point 12 rebounds 1 assist 4 steals

Bianca Perez 1 rebound

Ashley Lopez 1 rebound

Cecilia Guerrero 4 rebounds 2 assists 3 steals 1 blocked shot

Ashley Zamago 1 rebound 2 steals

Anali Balderas 2 rebounds