Manvel basketball teams continue winning ways in district

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The Manvel boys and girls continue to dominate District 23-5A getting wins over Galena Park (girls) and Santa Fe.

Manvel 88 – Galena Park 17
The Lady Mavericks really ended the game before it ever began after jumping out to a 24-4 lead after the first eight minutes of action.

It got worse for the the Lady Yellowjackets as the Lady Mavs added 22 more points while holding Galena Park to a single basket for a 46-6 lead at intermission.

Manvel added 25 points in the third and closed out with 17 in the fourth while Galena Park managed only 11 total points in the second half for the 88-17 lopsided win by Manvel.

Manvel 55 – Santa Fe 27
Manvel trounced the Santa Fe Lady Indians 55-27.

The game was actually close with Manvel getting a 6-4 lead after the opening frame, but the offense came alive in the second quarter with the Lady Mavs outscoring the visitors 23-7 for a 29-11 halftime lead.

The Lady Indians actually outscored Manvel 12-11 in the third period, but the Lady Mavs put the game out of reach 15-4 in the final stanza to post the 55-27 final score.

Manvel is now 17-8 overall and 10-0 in district action.

Manvel 71 – Santa Fe 23
The Manvel Mavericks dominated the Santa Fe Indians to improve their season record to 16-8 and 7-1 in district.

The Indians were no match for the bigger and more athletic Mavericks.

Manvel jumped on the Indians early and often building a 26-4 first quarter lead and then limiting Santa Fe to a single basket in the second period while running and gunning for 21 points and a 47-6 lead at intermission.

The Mavs took the third quarter 14-7 and the both teams tied 10-10 as the Manvel reserves took over the second half for the 71-23 win.

Story by Dr. David Davis

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