Rattlers win fifth in a row

By Albert Trujillo: QCS

Drew White again leads the Rattlers to their fifth win in a row with 27 points against the Floyd Broncos and final score of 63-56.

Starting out slow and down 17-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Rattlers were able cut the Bronco lead to 21-19 at intermission.

Second half action had the Rattlers outscore the Broncos 16-12 in the third period and go on and defeat the Broncos.

The Rattlers’ Andrez Apodaca and Aric Trujillo each contributed 11 points in the win.

Chap Chenault led the Broncos with 15 points and Jesus Davalos and Brad Lee added 11 points each.

The Rattler junior varsity outscored the Broncos 15-10 in the first period and 16-6 in the second to take a commanding lead at intermission.

Halftime score was the Rattlers 31 to the Broncos’ 16.

In the third period the Rattlers extended their lead to 52-21 and defeated the Broncos

Rattlers D.J. Martinez led all scorers with 16 points, while Curtis Simpson added 11 points. The Broncos were led by Jason Martinez with 14 points.

The Rattlers and Lady Rattlers will host the Broncos on Thursday night in the “Snake Pit,” time to be determined.