Smithson Valley boys basketball

Ethan Ortiz pulls up for a jump shot for Smithson Valley against San Marcos Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Spring Branch Middle School.

SPRING BRANCH — After losing seven of its last eight contests, Smithson Valley boys basketball bounced back, defeating Pieper in a 64-62 overtime thriller at home.

The contest was a grudge match between both teams, with the Rangers trailing for most of the game until the final minute of regulation. The Warriors tied it at 52-52, forcing the extra period, but Smithson Valley rallied to grab a slight edge and the win.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.