Squaws finish perfect district run, prepare for playoffs



Celebrating its district success, Jourdanton’s girls basketball team members, including (in the front row, from left) are Vanessa Vacca, Isela Wilson, Emma Roach, Mia Lopez and Serah Kate Blair. In back are head coach Ariana Foster, Louisa Cordova, Samantha Meyer, Erin Soward, Shyanne Bauerle, Emma Dorroh, Cladi Munoz and Gwyn Wells. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Celebrating its district success, Jourdanton’s girls basketball team members, including (in the front row, from left) are Vanessa Vacca, Isela Wilson, Emma Roach, Mia Lopez and Serah Kate Blair. In back are head coach Ariana Foster, Louisa Cordova, Samantha Meyer, Erin Soward, Shyanne Bauerle, Emma Dorroh, Cladi Munoz and Gwyn Wells. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Jourdanton’s girls basketball team completed an undefeated district with a 47-43 win at Natalia on Feb. 5.

The Squaws (17-12, 10-0 District 3A-30) cruised to a 28-19 halftime lead. Jourdanton finished four games better than the closest teams in the district.

This was another strong defensive performance by Jourdanton, as the Squaws allowed 43 or fewer points for the eighth time in district play.

Cladi Munoz and Shyanne Bauerle both scored 10 points.

Vanessa Vacca and Erin Soward had six points each.

Jourdanton head coach Ariana Foster said that a 10-0 district record was the second of the team’s major goals after winning the district title.

Jourdanton beat Cotulla 60-32 at home on Feb. 1.

The Squaws led 12-11 after the first quarter and 27-21 at halftime. They went on a big run in the third quarter to finish the period with a 43-25 advantage.

Vacca led the way with 19 points, along with six rebounds.

Soward grabbed 11 rebounds.

Munoz added 15 points. Elsie Majesky and Mia Lopez both had six points.

Jourdanton waits to find out its matchup for the bi-district playoff game, which will be early next week.

When announced, all playoff matchups will be posted on pleasantonexpress.com.

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