LOCAL BRIEFS: Eagles triumph over Wildcats in girls' basketball
Eagles and Wildcats tie, 2-2
Rolando Lemus and Adrian Rodriguez scored for the Eagles.
Southwest (5-1-5 IVL) will travel to play Imperial High on Thursday at 6 p.m., while Brawley’s (6-1-2 IVL) season has come to a close.
Vikings slay Tigers, 2-1
HOLTVILLE — The Holtville High boys’ soccer team won the Desert Cup Trophy by defeating Imperial High, 2-1, in an Imperial Valley League game here Tuesday.
For the Vikings, Antonio Reyes scored the first goal and Omar Alderete, the second.
Holtville finishes its season with an IVL record of 4-2-1, while Imperial (1-8-1 IVL) will conclude its season Thursday, when it hosts Southwest High.
Tigers overcome Vikings, 6-3
IMPERIAL — The Imperial High girls’ soccer squad beat visiting Holtville High, 6-3, in an Imperial Valley League match Tuesday.
For the Vikings, Xochitl Garnica scored two goals and Kayla Rivera scored one.
Imperial (6-4-1 IVL) finishes its season Thursday by hosting Southwest High at 6 p.m., while Holtville (4-5-1 IVL) plays at Brawley Union High at 6 p.m.
Spartans tame Bulldogs, 68-50
The Central Union High junior varsity boys’ basketball squad beat Calexico High, 68-50, in an Imperial Valley League game Tuesday in El Centro.
Joseph Balbuena was the Spartans’ leading scorer with 25 points, followed by Christian Marquez with 16.
Central travels to play Calipatria High on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and Calexico will travel to Palo Verde Valley High of Blythe.