Texas High School Basketball - La Vega nips LorenaDecember 17, 2016: Waco, TX 76705
La Vega Pirates (Waco, TX) backers were pleased Saturday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the visiting Lorena Leopards (Lorena, TX), 53-50 in a league bout.
With the victory, La Vega upgrades its record to 3-8 on the campaign. The Pirates travel to Gatesville (Gatesville, TX) to play the Hornets in a 4A Region III District 17 bout on Wednesday, December 21. The Hornets come into the bout with a record of 20-1. Gatesville won 41-29 in their recent league bout against Robinson (Robinson, TX)
Next up, the Leopards play the Connally Cadets (Waco, TX) in a 4A Region III District 17 bout, on Tuesday, December 20. Lorena will attempt to upgrade on its 8-4 season record. The Cadets come into the bout with a 14-5 record after their 62-33 league win over Hillsboro (Hillsboro, TX).