SOUTHWEST MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL
BOYS BASKETBALL

VIPERS END EAGLES' SEASON, 63-48

Varela went on a 15-0 fourth quarter run to pull away and defeat Southwest, 63-48, Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the district 16-6A tournament. The loss ends the Eagles season with a record of 2-22. The Vipers (14-6) led at the half, 32-21, but Southwest rallied in the third quarter. With 2:39 on the clock, Christopher Abreu hit a three-pointer then, following a steal, hit another basket to cut the deficit to 41-39. Ten seconds into the fourth quarter, Angel Lara hit a three to give the Eagles their first lead of the game, 44-43. Over the next four minutes, however, Varela scored 15 consecutive points to ice the victory.
The scoring:
Angel Lara 21
Christopher Abreu 10
Adrian Olivera 6
Justin Fernandez 6
Ethan St. Prix 3
Alejandro Diaz 2

The seniors who played their final game as seen last week. From left to right, Jose Orama, Erick Reyes, Julio Bardales, Christopher Abreu and Justin Fernandez.

 



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