The Serpents traveled to Virginia City Friday night to battle an improved Mucker team. Always a tough place to play, the Serpents came out on top 63-56.

Seth Bozzi led the attack with 19 points, nine rebounds and five blocks. Damien Montoya had 16 points, four assists and four steals while Traven Wachsmuth added eight points and seven rebounds.

On Saturday, the Serpents were home against Smith Valley. The Mineral County boys toppled the Bulldogs 78-34 as all 12 Serpents were in the scoring column. Vic Montoya had 14 points, Ethan Nelms had 13 points. Wachsmuth finihsed with 12 points, Alex Palacious added 10 and Austin Tweedy had eight points. Alex Palacious had nine assists and six steals. Robert McFalls finished with seven points, five assists and four steals in two quarters.

The two wins gave the boys a 7-1 conference record and they are tied at the top of the conference with Whittell, 8-1.

Mineral County will travel to Whittell Friday night and will look to avenge its only conference loss and take sole possession of 1st place. The Serpents have a home game against Sage Ridge Wednesday and will travel on Saturday to Excel Christian.