Texas High School Basketball - Itasca holds off Venus
(January 10, 2012: Venus, TX 76084) Itasca Cats (Itasca, TX) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the host Venus Bulldogs (Venus, TX), 42-39 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Itasca upgrades its record to 2-10 on the season. The Cats travel to Meridian (Meridian, TX) to play the Yellowjackets in a 1A-1 Region II District 15 bout on Friday, January 13. The Yellowjackets go into the bout with a record of 1-6.
Next up, the Bulldogs play the Glen Rose Tigers (Glen Rose, TX) in a 3A Region I District 8 bout, on Friday, January 13. Venus will attempt to move on its 5-15 season record. The Tigers enter the game with a 9-9 record after their 61-51 non-league win over Graham (Graham, TX).