Harper boys win pair of district games

By Danny Hirt

After taking two district wins during the past week — a 56-45 home decision over Junction on Friday and a 57-31 victory at Center Point Tuesday night — the Harper High School boys’ varsity basketball team will continue league action.

Following Friday’s home game with Nueces Canyon, the Longhorns will travel to Medina on Tuesday. Both contests will start at 8 p.m. Junior varsity action on both evenings will tip off at 5 p.m.

Harper 57, Center Point 31

Led by Guy Stevenson’s 21 points, with another 12 from Jayden Baumann, the Longhorns turned back Center Point on the road Tuesday night, 57-31.

The victory was the second district decision for Harper (13-9) in as many league outings.

The ’Horns jumped out on top, 19-5, after one quarter of action, running that to a 19-point margin (32-13) by intermission.

As a team, Harper connected on 65 percent of their free throws (13-for-20).

Roger Perkins provided seven assists, four steals and six rebounds. Carson McKnight led the Longhorns with seven boards.

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