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Cameron Austin

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Rattlers knock off Del Valle

Someone finally beat Del Valle in a District 17-4A boys high school basketball game. It was the San Marcos Rattlers, who prevailed, 52-51, on the road Tuesday night to end the regular season for both teams.

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Rattlers clinch playoffs with second half defense

The boys basketball team at San Marcos High School clinched a playoff berth Friday night with tough second-half defense in a 47-34 win against Lehman at the Snake Pit.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Both Rattlers teams win, receive more good news

Both San Marcos high school basketball teams won easily against Lockhart Tuesday night, while both Lehman teams lost to Manor. Now, both San Marcos teams can go to the playoffs without outside help. However, Friday night's games...

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Rattlers squeeze past Hays in overtime

Aaron Canady kept San Marcos alive with a late three-pointer Friday night, then the Rattlers beat Hays, 38-34, in overtime Friday night at the Snake Pit, edging themselves a little closer to the high school basketball playoffs.

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Rattlers fall late to Del Valle in Snake Pit

The San Marcos Rattlers were primed to upset league-leading Del Valle Friday night in a high school boys basketball game in the Snake Pit. But Del Valle came on strong, dropping the Rattlers to 3-3 in District...

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Junk defense junks Rattlers in Snake Pit

The San Marcos Rattlers couldn't make their shots drop against a triangle zone or within the teeth of man-to-man defense Friday night, falling to Manor, 60-47, in a District 17-4A high school boys basketball game.

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Rattlers smash Lockhart in boys basketball

The San Marcos High School boys basketball team took the upwards trip on its roller coaster Friday night, dismantling Lockhart, 73-36, at the Snake Pit.

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Rattlers come back to open district with win

Trailing for the entire game, the San Marcs Rattlers came from behind with a drive and dish game in the fourth quarter Friday night, beating Elgin in their District 17-4A boys basketball opener at the Snake Pit.

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Local girls high school hoop teams open district play this week

As the girls high school basketball teams in District 17-4A open district play this week, including a meeting tonight between Hays and Lehman, the boys teams still have a week of tuning up.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Rebel girls take second in own hoops tournament

The two faces of Hays High School basketball showed themselves last weekend at the Rebel Classic, where the girls team finished second and the boys team is back to work on a new system. Meanwhile, both San...

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