Sonora High School sealed the Mother Lode League basketball championship with their 63-49 win over Argonaut this week.
And they’ll take that momentum tonight’s cross-town rivalry game against Summerville.
It’s also senior night for the ‘Cats.
In Tuesday night action, Argonaut was up by three at the half, said Sonora’s coach Lloyd Longeway.
“It was a physical game,” said Longeway. “Jake Storm brought us a some real sunshine with his inside post play.”
Storm scored 17 points on the night.
Jace Decker led the offense with his 19 points and Damien Kress had 12.
Austin Patterson had another productive game with nine points and Joe Thomason added five.
“Our team showed a ton of grit and determination to close out the game,” said Longeway.
The win gives the ‘Cats a 10-0 record going into tonight’s game and a 19-game winning streak.
Seniors being honored tonight are Damian Kress, Joe Thomason, Jace Decker, Rico Sanchez, Mitchell Camacho, Jacob Storm and Colton Pimentel.
Summerville is also coming off a league win. They beat Bret Harte 42-29 earlier this week. Scoring for the Bears were Luke Fulkerson with nine points, Kevin Lund with eight points and Jiovani AmayaWood with eight points and 10 rebounds.
Tonight’s varsity game begins at 7:30 p.m. The Sonora seniors will be honored before the game.