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Boys Basketball Update - GPHS vs Baytown Lee

GPHS vs Baytown Lee
The Galena Park Fighting Yellowjackets hosted the Ganders of Baytown Lee High School Friday, February 7th.

Freshman Gold Team:
The Galena Park gold team did not get to compete as Baytown Lee did not have a second freshman team.

Freshman Black Team:
The black team lost a 35-38 heartbreaker in overtime to Lee Friday night. The Jackets were behind at the end of every quarter until they tied the score at 33-33 at the end of the fourth. G.P. took the lead part way through the overtime period and it looked as if a second overtime was in the works as the score was tied at 35 all. Then Lee took a buzzer beating shot from just inside half court and won the game 38-35. Elijah McNeil led the Jackets with 20 points.

JV Team:
The JV team managed to keep their composure and discipline through four quarters of play Friday leading to a 47-35 win. Emi Valenzuela led the Jackets with 15 points followed by another 10 points from Marcus Fonseca.

Varsity Team:
The varsity team held off Lee winning a low-scoring 44-42 battle. John Victoria led G.P. with 15 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 steals, and 2 blocked shots. Point guard, Paul Zermeno was the heartbeat of the Jackets as his hustle and composure kept the team on track. Paul scored 11 points had 3 assists and 6 steals.