Texas High School Basketball - Mission holds off La JoyaJanuary 24, 2017: La Joya, TX 78560
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Mission Eagles (Mission, TX) and the host La Joya Coyotes (La Joya, TX), saw Mission's basketball squad hold off La Joya by a tally of 55-53.
With the victory, Mission improves its record to 7-11 on the campaign. The Eagles travel to McAllen Memorial (McAllen, TX) to confront the Mustangs in a 6A Region IV District 30 challenge on Friday, January 27. The Mustangs come into the challenge with a record of 17-12. McAllen Memorial won 56-39 in their recent league challenge against Palmview (La Joya, TX)
Next up, the Coyotes confront the McAllen Bulldogs (McAllen, TX) in a 6A Region IV District 30 challenge, on Friday, January 27. La Joya will attempt to improve on its 22-8 season record. The Bulldogs come into the challenge with a 14-11 record after their 52-40 league win over Mission (Mission, TX).