Lady Indians advance to second round of District Tournament

 Posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 11:48 am

Guard Tanner Bencomo pressures the Valle Catholic ball-carrier on Saturday at Districts in New Haven.

Guard Tanner Bencomo pressures the Valle Catholic ball-carrier on Saturday at Districts in New Haven.

The Elsberry Lady Indians defeated Valle Catholic during the first round of the district tournament on Feb. 22 by a final score of 44-36.

“The win against Valle Catholic was an ugly one,” said Head Coach Hector Bencomo. “However, we will take an ugly win over a pretty loss.”

It was obvious from the outset that the game would be a close one.

Elsberry ended the first quarter leading by a mere two points and closed out the half with an even slimmer lead of 20-19.

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