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Thu
21
Feb

Cowboys, Wolves enter playoffs as second, fourth seeds

Cotulla knocked off Jourdanton in a district tiebreaker for the league's runner-up spot while Dilley lost its finale but had already secured the fourth seed in District 30-3A basketball.

The Cowboys topped Dilley in their final league outing, winning a 56-46 decision on February 12. Jourdanton, however, pulled the upset, knocking off Lytle to force a second place tie with Cotulla.

The two met Friday night, February 15 in Pearsall and Cotulla pulled away late for a 53-47 win to clinch the second place seed.

Cotulla went into the fourth period down by a single point but outscored the Indians 21-14 in the final stanza to claim the six-point victory.

 

 

 

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Thu
14
Feb

Wolves wrap up playoff berth

2019 DISTRICT 30-3A BASKETBALL

Despite dropping two of their last three district outings, Dilley has secured the fourth and final playoff berth in District 30-3A. The Wolves sandwiched a 91-53 rout of Laredo Harmony between a 43-40 loss to Natalia and 88-72 decision to Lytle. 

 

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Thu
14
Feb

Cowboys knock off Natalia, remain tied for second

2019 DISTRICT 30-3A BASKETBALL

Cotulla kept pace with second place Jourdanton for the runner-up spot in league play with a 59-32 rout of Natalia last week.

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Thu
14
Feb

La Vernia bears down, edges Pearsall 43-37

BI-DISTRICT PLAYOFFS

Trailing for most of the night, Pearsall rallied in the third period and finally pulled ahead in the fourth only to see La Vernia stem the tide and bounce back to claim a 43-37 bi-district basketball win on Monday evening, February 11 at Harlan High School in San Antonio.

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Thu
07
Feb

Pearsall powerlifting teams are second at Cotulla Invitational

2019 HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING

Pearsall's powerlifting teams finished second overall in action at the Cotulla meet on Thursday, January 31. The Mavericks were runners-up to the host Cowboys team, tallying 44 points to the Cowboys' 67 points. Pearsall's Lady Mavs were also second to the Cowgirls with 47 points while Cotulla had 61 points. Teams in attendance included Cotulla, Carrizo Springs, Charlotte and Hondo. The Mavericks had three division champions at the event as Joey Longoria won the 114-lb. division, Eden Fuentes won the 165-lb. weight class and Josiah Marquez was tops in the 198-lb. division.

 

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Thu
07
Feb

Martinez era ends at DISD, search for new AD begins Garza named Interim Athletic Director.

Dilley ISD officials have made a change in leadership, opening up the athletic director position, ending the five-year run of former AD Manny Martinez with the program.

The change was made during a board meeting last month and Cassandra Garza has been named the Interim Athletic Director.

 

 

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Thu
07
Feb

Cowboys top Wolves, Indians, force second place tie

2019 BOYS BASKETBALL

Cotulla edged their IH-35 rival Wolves 75-70 in district play and then knocked off Jourdanton to force a three-way tie for second place in the league standings last week.

Cotulla, Dilley and Jourdanton all sport 4-3 records and sit tied for second in the standings. Lytle is atop the field at 7-0 in league play.

Cotulla's only league losses are to Lytle twice and once to Jourdanton. Dilley was on track in second place before falling to the Cowboys and then suffered a huge setback with a four-point loss to Natalia last week.

 

 

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Thu
31
Jan

Cotulla lifters nab team titles at Laredo meet

2019 HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING

Cotulla's powerlifting teams swept the field as both won team titles at the Laredo United South Invitational on Saturday, January 26.

The Cowboys had 11 lifters place in their respective divisions at the event while the Cowgirls saw nine athletes earn medals.

Stephanie Benavidez and Joseph Martinez both earned Outstanding Lifter accolades at the meet as Benavidez was named the Outstanding Lightweight Lifter while Martinez was tabbed the Outstanding Heavyweight Lifter.

Benavidez competed in the 132-lb. weight class and posted a total weight of 805 lbs. She recorded lifts of 340 lbs. in the squat, 155 lbs. in the bench press and 310 lbs. in the deadlift.

 

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Thu
31
Jan

Lady Mavs split league outings, eye third straight playoff berth

2019 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Despite spliting contests in league play last week, Pearsall closed in on its third straight playoff berth with a 46-20 decision over Carrizo Springs.

Having started the second round of league play, Pearsall sits fourth in the standings at 1-5. The team is 21-12 overall.

After a strong pre-district schedule, Pearsall dropped its first four league outings, including a surprising 37-21 loss to the Lady Wildcats in their opener.

Pearsall returned the favor last Tuesday, winning a 46-29 decision to notch their first league win.

Emy Carrillo and Aracely Ortiz both finished with 14 points apiece in the win.

 

 

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Thu
24
Jan

Lady Mavs tumble, drop third straight in district

Pearsall’s bid for a third straight playoff berth took a hit last week as the Lady Mavs dropped their third straight league contest, falling 62-27 to Devine and 40-27 to Hondo.

Scoring leaders Aracely Ortiz and Emy Carrillo were limited to six points in the loss to Hondo Friday night as the team fell to 1-3 in the league standings.

 

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