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LBJ attempts to match 2015 win total

December 6, 2016 GMT

LBJ and United South are each getting a home game in Tuesday before the tournament season continues this weekend.

The Wolves host Weslaco East at 7:30 p.m. while the Panthers welcome Cigarroa.

LBJ (7-5) already has a chance to match last season’s win total as it attempts to continue a hot start under new head coach Jose Ojeda.

The Wolves are coming off strong showing at the Pearsall Maverick Classic closing with a 49-45 win over Crystal City Saturday for third place.

Hector Guajardo led the way with 16 points and Bryan Garza was second with 11 on his way to all-tournament honors.

The Wolves will look to place again as they head to the Hidalgo tournament Friday along with Cigarroa.

United South will have a break from tournament play this week after finishing second at the Best of the Bay tournament at Port Aransas.

The Panthers (8-5) beat Nixon for the second straight week winning 67-50 in the semifinals before falling 54-45 to New Braunfels in the title game.

Manny Hernandez had 37 points in the two games to earn all-tournament honors along with Eliud Gonzalez.

They will continue the stretch of LISD matchups Tuesday with the Toros (3-6) coming to their place.

Cigarroa had a rough start to the year but won three straight games over the weekend to capture the title at the Hebbronville tournament.

Alexander has been off since beating Nixon 78-77 on the road last Tuesday.

The No. 16 Bulldogs (8-0) return to action Friday at the New Braunfels Canyon tournament as they attempt to remain unbeaten.

They are aiming for another championship after edging United 55-53 to defend their Border Olympics title.

United has been off since finishing second at the Border Olympics and returns to action Thursday at the Cedar Hill tournament.

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