Serpents Remain Perfect in Conference After Pair of Wins

The Mineral County High boys basketball team won both its games last weekend and finished the first half of conference play at 7-0. The first win was Friday night as the boys overpowered Smith Valley, 78-46. After a slow start, 13-11, the Serpents ran past the Bulldogs 26-10 in the second quarter to take a… [More…]

Serpents Lead 1A-West

The Serpents won both games this weekend and finished the first half of conference play at 7-0. The first win was Friday night as the boys overpowered Smith Valley, 78-46. After a slow start, 13-11, the Serpents ran past the Bulldogs 26-10 in the second quarter to take a halftime lead, 39-21. The third and… [More…]

Serpents Win Pair of League Contests

The Mineral County High boys basketball team coasted to wins over the weekend. On Friday, the Serpents traveled to Carson City to play Sierra Lutheran. The Mineral County boys led 49-29 at the end of the third period and cruised to a 65-46 victory. Andre Davis was the high scorer with 16 points. Taylen Wachsmuth… [More…]

Serpents Win Two at Bishop Tourney; JV Team Wins Title

Both the junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams traveled to Bishop for the three-day holiday tournament last week. The junior varsity boys went 4-1 and defeated the Rio Hondo Prep from Southern California to win the championship game. Their only loss was to Bishop in their third game of the tournament. The young Serpents… [More…]

Serpents pull into tie for first place after wins

The Mineral County High boys basketball team won both conference games over the weekend to move into a tie with Whittell for the top spot in the conference. The Serpents put together a strong second half to beat Sierra Lutheran at home Friday 62-36 after only leading 30-23 at the break. Mineral County upped the… [More…]

Hawthorne Rockets win titles

The 7th and 8th grade Rocket teams won their respective titles for the fifth straight year. The 7th grade defeated Smith Valley 35-19 to nail down their championship. Preston Jaramillo scored eight points; Glenn Reeves and Nathaniel Montoya had six points each. Julio Alverez and Joe Davis each added four points. Landon Scarlata and Ryan… [More…]

MCHS teams finish 2-3 in Serpent Classic

The young Mineral County High basketball team displayed the potential they have in four of their five games over the weekend at the annual Serpent Classic in Hawthorne. The Serpents played well in their opener against Lovelock in the first half, trailing the Mustangs 35-29 at the break. The second half was all Lovelock as… [More…]

Shorthanded Serpents win one, lose one

Last weekend was tough on the Mineral County High boys basketball team as they played Friday and Saturday’s contests without three players. Despite being shorthanded, the Serpents played tough and were able to come away with one win against two conference opponents. On Friday, the Serpents went on the road to Smith Valley and played… [More…]

Serpents suffer first league loss to Whittell

After running its conference record to a perfect 6-0 with a road victory over Excel Christian, the Mineral County High boys basketball team suffered its first league loss Saturday afternoon to defending state champion Whittell High. On Friday, the Serpents traveled to Sparks to play Excel Christian and picked up a 66-53 win. Jon Cromer… [More…]

Serpents win 3, lose 2 at Bishop tournament

After a brief layoff for winter break, the Mineral County High boys basketball team returned to the court last week, winning three games in a five game tournament in Bishop, Calif. The MCHS boys opened up against a tall and experienced Lee Vining team. The Serpents came out on top 56-49. Brady Cardenas led the… [More…]