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Rattlers hoop squads split


Colin Hart scored 19 points and D.J. Gardner added 14 Tuesday night, leading the San Marcos Rattlers to a 62-51 win against Schertz Clemens in boys basketball.

The Rattlers build a nine point lead in the first quarter and held even for the rest of the game. After losing two of three at the Matador Classic in Seguin last weekend, the Rattlers improved their record to 4-5. Clemens now is 2-6.

On the girls side, the Rattlers went to Lytle, typically a local Class 3A power, and absorbed a 65-47 beating.

Lytle held a 46-39 lead through three quarters and won the game going away as Cheyenne Berry scored 21 points. Madelyn Swinney led San Marcos with 18 points. The Rattlers dropped to 5-7, while Lytle improved to 10-2.