Holiday tournaments wrapped up across the state of Texas and New Mexico over the weekend with the Americas and Burges boys basketball teams, as well as the Riverside girls basketball team capturing tournament championships.
The Trailblazers topped Clint 67-60 to win the EPISD Franklin Holiday Tournament and senior Angel Gutierrez was named tournament MVP.
Championship Saturday at the EPISD Franklin Holiday Tournament. Americas and Clint playing for some hardware. HIGHLIGHTS on #KTSM9Sports at 6:30/10pm. #txhshoops @clint_lions pic.twitter.com/2fjZFvxmDg— Andy Morgan (@AndyMorganTV) December 29, 2018
The Rangers defeated San Elizario 55-48 and took home the EPISD Irvin Holiday Tournament championship.
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Riverside wins the 2018 EPISD Irvin Holiday Tournament @Fchavezeptimes @TTSportsEP @theroyreport @ScoreStreamSW— Irvin 🚀 Girl’s 🏀 (@IrvinRocketsGBB) December 29, 2018
Elsewhere, the Burges boys basketball team continues to roll with senior Tristen Newton at point guard. The Mustangs winning the FWISD Holiday Classic over the Dallas Bishop Lynch, 64-62. Newton scored a game-high 44 points in the win and was named tournament MVP as Burges improves to 19-3 (3-0) this season.
Mustangs win @FWISDAthletics Classic tourney defeating FW South Hills, Dunbar, Austin LBJ, and Bishop Lynch. Big Thank You Dr. Troy Bell and staff for their hospitality. Tournament MVP-@D1Tristen All Tournament-Tavorus Jones and @DarryanT1221 Outstanding HC award-@CoachPG41 pic.twitter.com/tp3shHoXEd— Burges Basketball (@BurgesBasketbal) December 30, 2018