Texas High School Basketball - Westside beaten by Strake Jesuit
(December 30, 2008: Houston, TX 77036) The Strake Jesuit Crusaders ran past the visiting Westside Wolves basketball team by a final score of 64-47 in Tuesday's non-league game.
In their next game, the Crusaders face the Memorial Mustangs (Houston, TX) in a 5A Region III District 18 game, on Friday, January 2. Strake Jesuit will attempt to move on its 19-0 season record. The Mustangs enter the game with a 11-8 record after their 54-46 non-league loss to Creekview (Carrollton, TX).
With the defeat, Westside moves to 3-11 on the year. The Wolves host Houston (Houston, TX) to face the Tigers in a 5A Region III District 20 game on Friday, January 2. The Tigers enter the game with a record of 8-9. Houston lost 55-52 in their recent non-league game against Galena Park (Galena Park, TX)
First Quarter Summary
In varsity cager action, the Crusaders faced off against the Westside Wolves in an afternoon game. Throughout most of the game, the Crusaders looked out of rhythm as they tried to get back into sync after the holidays.
Third Quarter Summary
Westside kept the game close and even tied it in the 3rd, but an adjustment on defense by Jesuit led to steals and opened the floor up for the Crusaders as they tightened up defensively and converted big transition baskets.