Jourdanton splits pair of district games last week

Indians beat West Campus, fall to Karnes City at home


Jourdanton’s Clyde Schuchart, shown here during a game last month, led the Indians with 14 points in the win at South San West Campus last Tuesday night. Schuchart and the Indians will be off this Friday before traveling up Highway 16 to Poteet for their second game against the Aggies this season JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Jourdanton’s Clyde Schuchart, shown here during a game last month, led the Indians with 14 points in the win at South San West Campus last Tuesday night. Schuchart and the Indians will be off this Friday before traveling up Highway 16 to Poteet for their second game against the Aggies this season JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The Jourdanton Indians traveled to South San Antonio to play the South San West Campus Cougars. Jourdanton came out victorious, winning the matchup 58-43. Top Indians of the night were Clyde Schuchart with 14 points, Riley Howard with 11 points and Rustin Schuchart with eight points.

Jourdanton’s next district game was at home against the Karnes City Badgers. The Badgers came out fast as they were able to put up six points before the Indians were able to score. The Indians retaliated with eight straight points to end the first quarter with an 8-6 lead.

Second quarter saw a lot of lead changes as the Badgers and Indians battle it out. The quarter ended with the Badgers leading at the half, 24-22.

The third quarter started with the Badgers fighting to stay in the lead. The Indians stayed right on the Badgers’ heels. Third quarter score final was 31-36 Badgers leading.

Fourth quarter was hectic as the Indians and Badgers traded the lead back and forth throughout the entire quarter. In the last minute of the quarter the Badgers took the lead, but it was only by two points.

With four seconds left the Indians get the ball and shoot from halfcourt, but ultimately miss as the Badgers win 39-41. The Indians fell to 2-5 for district play. Jourdanton looked to improve their record when they faced the Natalia Mustangs last night at home. Results of that game were not available at press time. Jourdanton will be off this Friday night before traveling to face county rival Poteet next Tuesday night.

The Indians had their 24-game district winning streak snapped by Poteet the last time the two teams met back on Dec. 14 in Jourdanton. That game was the district opener for both the Indians and the Aggies. The game next Tuesday marks the start of the second half of district.

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