SANTO The Bangs Dragons cruised to a 58-37 victory over Santo Friday night in non-district basketball action.

Bangs led 13-8 after one quarter, 23-18 at halftime and 44-24 through three periods.

Brayden James paced the Dragons the 15 points followed by 14 from Keegan Hall, 11 from Colt McBee, eight from Dalton Johnson, four from Robert Richardson and two points each from Cameron Castillo, Darius Gant and Josh San Juan.

The Dragons will be back in action Dec. 30-31 at the Gatesville tournament.


BROOKESMITH The Brookesmith Mustangs dropped their District 16-A opener to Lohn, 45-38, Friday night and slipped to 2-9 on the season.

The Mustangs led 12-10 after one quarter, trailed 23-20 at halftime and were in a 32-28 hole heading into the fourth period.

Ryder Nelson scored a team-high 16 points for Brookesmith trailed by Tanner Nunn with six, Devin Eason and Cade Stephens with five each, Phoenix Burns with four and J.W. Smith with two points.

The Mustangs are back in action Jan. 2 at District 16-A foe Santa Anna.