Americas, Burges, Riverside capture Holiday Tournament championships


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.

The Rangers defeated San Elizario 55-48 and took home the EPISD Irvin Holiday Tournament championship.

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.

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