San Benito ran away early in the contest, as senior Elizabeth Reikowski led the way with nine first-quarter points. Reikowski finished with a game-high 11 points for the Balers.
The Balers’ defense played its best game of the year, head coach Mitch Burley said. San Benito pressured the ball and caused the Cowboys to have issues throughout the night. Denise Martinez finished with six steals to go with her seven points.
Ellie Burley finished with eight points and Anjelica Collins contributed seven points in the win.
With the victory, the Balers possess a 5-3 league record and an overall mark of 11-9. They travel to Gilroy at 7 p.m. Thursday to play Christopher High.
The Balers’ girls soccer team stayed within striking distance of first place in the Monterey Bay League on Monday, blowing away North Salinas 9-0.
With the win, San Benito remains undefeated inside league play with a 5-0-2 record. The Balers are 8-3-2 overall.
They travel to Christopher High at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The boys soccer team extended its winning streak to three games Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over North Salinas. The victory gives San Benito a 4-2-1 record inside league play. They are 8-5-2 overall.
Behind 20 points from Tera Reed, the Anzar girls basketball team defeated Kirby 53-14 in a dominant victory on Monday.
The Hawks finished the game with three players scoring double digits, including Leslie Martinez and Chris Powell, who finished with 10 points.
With the victory Anzar leads the Coastal Division of the Mission Trail Athletic League with a 4-0 record. They are 11-6 overall.
The boys team continued its struggles against Kirby, falling 52-36. They are 2-3 inside the Coastal Division.