The 7th- and 8th-grade Prowler Basketball teams took on Greenwood Monday afternoon. The Prowlers 8th-grade A team was led by Rebecca Rodriguez with 7 points but would come up short and fall 47-15 to Greenwood. Also scoring for the A team were Raquelle Bernal, Abby Garcia, Katy Salmon and Julyssa Rodriguez, with 2 points each. The 8th-grade B team also fell to Greenwood Monday afternoon by a score of 18-5. Julissa Talavera led the B team with 3 points and 3 steals for the game, followed by Ariliana Villarreal with 2 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals.
The 7th-grade A team defeated Greenwood in an exciting game Monday afternoon. After trailing 8-5 after the first period, the Prowlers took a 13-10 lead into the half but then trailed 20-16 at the end of the third period. In the fourth period, the Prowlers made the comeback with Arissa Mesa making the 3-point shot with under a minute left, to give the Prowlers a 25-24 lead. Then it was Ninelly Gonzalez with a steal followed by a layup with just two seconds left to give the Prowlers a 27-24 lead and the victory. Gonzalez led the team with 16 points and 6 steals, followed by Arissa Mesa with 3 points. Also scoring for the A team were Elyanah Calderon, Kylie Ruiz and Bailee Pules, with 2 points each. In 7th-grade B team action, the Prowlers fell 25-12, with the scoring coming from Ashley Valeriano with 5 points, Ashleigh Ramirez with 3 points, and Amber Navarro and Karissa Rocha with 2 points each.
All the Prowler teams will take on Monahans next Monday in their final game of the season.