NEEDLES — Mustangs varsity basketball suffered two defeats on the road last week: 55-48 to Lake Mead Christian Academy’s Eagles on Feb. 4 and 88-79 to The Meadows Mustangs in overtime on Feb. 7.
Both were NIAA 2A South games. The boys’ conference record is now 8-4.
“The boys played very well on Tuesday against Lake Mead,” Coach J.R. Rodriguez reported. “It was a tough game.
“They showed a lot of heart, a lot of fight,” against The Meadows, he continued; taking the game into overtime.
The Mustangs beat Lake Mead by two the first time the two met this season, on Jan. 7 in The Corral. They lost 72-56 to The Meadows three days later, also in The Corral.
Scoring details of the Feb. 4 and 7 games have not yet become available.
The Mustangs host Mountain View in a varsity-only NIAA matchup tipping off at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. Senior night, traditionally celebrated before the final home game of the season, will be Thursday, Feb. 13, against Lincoln County. The junior varsity tips off at 4:30 p.m., the varsity at 7:30 p.m. in that NIAA contest.