The El Campo Ricebirds trailed on the road to the Edna Cowboys, but they pulled out the 50-49 win. With the come from behind win, the Ricebirds move to 5-2 on the season.
Down by as much as 12 points, a strong 22-point fourth quarter helped the Ricebirds escape. Four threes from Rey Villarreal and Isaiah Anderson fueled El Campo’s 22-point fourth.
Defensively Ivan Gonzales and Reagan Spenrath came through with five blocks between them.
El Campo’s defense forced long-range shots in the fourth quarter, holding Edna to 15 points and two field goals inside the three-point line.
The Ricebirds will be on the road today competing in the Sweeny tournament. Tuesday, they’ll be on the road again and play Rice Consolidated for their last game of 2019.