Pleasanton’s girls basketball team has won five of its last six games.
Each game was marked with high-level defense.
Pleasanton head coach Daryl Rentfro expressed pride in the fact that the team is 12-1 when the team allows fewer than 30 points.
The Eagles (14-13, 2-3 District 4A-30) won all four of their games at the Austin St. Michael’s Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28 and 29, winning their pool.
Pleasanton started with a 45-31 win against St. Andrew’s.
Later that day, Pleasanton beat Providence Catholic 27-17.
On Dec. 29, Pleasanton beat Central Texas Christian 28-24.
The Eagles finished the tournament by beating St. Stephen’s Episcopal 50-29.
On Jan. 2, Pleasanton lost 32-29 at home against Skidmore-Tynan.
The Eagles led 19-13 at halftime.
Baylee Bauer scored 10 points. Madelynn Garza had eight points.
On Jan. 4, Pleasanton knocked off Brooks Academy 66-3.
“Everything came together. The girls shot the ball well and played great defense. We held them scoreless in two quarters,” Rentfro said.
The Eagles led 25-1 after the first quarter and 37-1 at halftime.
The Eagles did not allow Brooks Academy to make a field goal until the last few minutes of the game.
Heaven Marquez scored 12 points. Kenly Miller had 11 points.
Pleasanton lost 62-33 at Gonzales on Jan. 8. Gonzales led 14-2 after the first quarter and 37-18 at halftime. Miller led the team with 13 points. Bauer added 12 points.
The Eagles face a challenge at home when they play La Vernia (21-6, 3-1 District 4A-30) at home on Jan. 11.
The Bears have won six of their past seven games.