57th-Annual SWTJC Invitational Tournament

posted Dec 9, 2016, 11:45 AM by Joe Cordova   [ updated Dec 9, 2016, 12:02 PM ]

On December 1st – 3rd the Knippa Varsity Girls and Boys basketball teams competed in the 57th annual Southwest Texas Junior College invitational tournament. The Lady Crushers lost their first game against a taught Nueces Canyon squad 28 to 46. Scoring for the varsity girls was Victoria Davis 10, Hailey Cook 4, Camryn Beam 5, Bethany Keeney 2 and Rebekah Ramirez 7. In the second game of the tournament the girls battled it out with the Lady Bull Dogs of La Pryor. When the fourth quarter ended Knippa pulled through with a victory of 44 to 38. The girls returned to the tourney on Saturday for a consolations game against D’Hanis. The Lady Crusher defeated the Cowgirls with a score of 59 to 17 for consolation. Congratulations to Victoria Davis who received the All-Tourney Award.

The varsity boys team won their first game defeating the Panthers of Nueces Canyon with a score of 49 – 38. Scoring for the Rockcrushers was Van Balke 12, Ryan Cox 13, Troy Santos 3, Andrew Rowland 15 and Caleb Drevlow 4. In the second game of the day the boys lost to Leakey with a score of 42 to 53. The Rockcrushers also returned the tourney on Saturday for a match up against the Cowboys of D’Hanis. The boys dominated the court and came out on top with a score of 57 to 24. Congratulations to Ryan Cox who received the All- Tourney Award.