Despite 21 points from Hyram Miskin, the Balers lost their first league game Wednesday, falling to Seaside 60-57.
The San Benito girls basketball team moved into a tie with Seaside for third place in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division on Tuesday, defeating the Spartans 52-47 in Hollister.
After dispatching Monterey 51-30 earlier in the week, the Balers came back to claim the Elite 8 championship in Hollister on Saturday.
Through 20 games, the San Benito boys basketball team has proven to be the best team in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division. And in Hollister on Wednesday, the Balers showed exactly why.
For only the second time this year, the San Benito girls basketball team won consecutive league games, as the Balers dominated Salinas on Tuesday 46-25.
Through nearly 20 games, the San Benito boys basketball team has still yet to show any signs of slowing down from its torrid pace. The Balers won again Friday, defeating Monterey 45-42 on the road to move to 17-2 overall.
In the second game against Palma on the road, the Balers took advantage of the shorthanded Chieftains and won 50-48 in Salinas on Wednesday.
In this Player Interview video, Hyram Miskin talks with the Free Lance about Monday's 56-50 victory over Seaside. Miskin led the Balers with 13 points. Look back for more Player Interview videos on the Free Lance website.
In a game where the San Benito boys basketball team only trailed at its outset, Monday’s Monterey Bay League tilt between Seaside and the Balers was anything but one-sided.
Behind 120-pound champion Elijah Riddle, the San Benito wrestling team placed third during Saturday’s Bert Mar Invitational at Christopher High in Gilroy.