Squaws bounce back to take out SA Brooks

The Jourdanton girls basketball team suffered a heart-breaker Jan. 9 but bounced back with a win Friday.

The Squaws suffered their second district loss of the season, 60-58, on the road at Karnes City last week.

Jourdanton had a chance to win it at the end of regulation, but Destiny Powell’s 3-point attempt was off the mark with 17 seconds remaining. Macey Marek and Vanessa Vacca each had offensive rebounds and shot attempts in the waning moments but could not convert a bucket to send the game to overtime.

Senior Savannah Bronstad led the Squaws with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Powell added 10 points and six rebounds.

Marek and Cladi Munoz each scored seven points, and Karen Carrasco had nine rebounds.

On Friday, Jourdanton picked up a 59-27 home win over San Antonio Brooks to move into a three-way tie for second place in District 26-3A.

Powell had a team-high 12 points, and Bronstad added 10. Carrasco, Emma Roach and Mia Lopez each scored six points.

Powell, Bronstad and Erin Soward each had six rebounds. Laney Korus had a team-best eight assists in the game.

The Squaws went 4-2 in the first half of district play to tie with Karnes City and San Antonio Cole.

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