The Salado Freshmen fell to Jarrell Friday night 37-66 at Eagle gym. The Eagles would trail at the break 42 to 15 and made a run in the 3rd by outscoring the Cougars 17-4. The Cougars would poor it on in the 4th outscoring the Eagles 20-11. The leading scorers for the Eagles were AJ Fauch/ Brandon English 10, Mekhi Lanier 8.
A strong second half would lead the Eagles to victory 52-40. Salado would stuggle early but Isaac Pettigrew and Nolan Miller’s 21 points in the 2nd half would help the Eagles pull away. The Eagleswould also pick up the full court defensive intensity in the 2nd behind Kase Maedgen and Adam Benavides. This helped the Eagles hold the Cougars to just 4 points in the 3rd quarter. The young Eagles move to 18-4 and 7-1 in district. The freshmen and JV’s final games of the season will be in Taylor on Tuesday.