Texas High School Basketball - Coronado holds off HorizonDecember 30, 2016: El Paso, TX 79928
Fans at Friday's non-league challenge between the Coronado Thunderbirds (El Paso, TX) and the host Horizon Scorpions (El Paso, TX), saw Coronado's basketball squad hold off Horizon by a tally of 53-52.
With the victory, Coronado improves its record to 13-4 on the campaign. The Thunderbirds host El Dorado (El Paso, TX) to confront the Aztecs in a 6A Region I District 1 challenge on Friday, January 6. The Aztecs come into the challenge with a record of 13-4. El Dorado won 52-44 in their recent non-league challenge against Frenship (Wolfforth, TX)
Next up, the Scorpions confront the Bel Air Highlanders (El Paso, TX) in a 5A Region I District 2 test, on Tuesday, January 3. Horizon will attempt to advance on its 11-5 season record. The Highlanders go into the test with a 7-8 record after their 61-57 league loss to Del Valle (El Paso, TX).