La Feria News

Lions knock off Rio Hondo in First meeting of
the 2022 District Schedule

By Ruben Rodriguez

La Feria News

With 32-4A play underway, The La Feria Lions now sit 2-2 after knocking off a tough Rio Hondo Bobcat team. In an already tough District with heavy Hitters Raymondville and Port Isabel, The Lion’s win last night shakes up the standings in what is already a crazy district schedule.

Prior to their match against La Feria, Rio Hondo was coming off a loss to Raymondville 73 to 66 on Monday night. Not wanting to suffer back-to-back losses on consecutive nights, Rio Hondo was determined to capture a win on the road against La Feria who was also coming off a loss to Port Isabel on Saturday 71 to 54.

In a back and forth battle, Rio Hondo and La Feria took each other to the limit as two great offenses and defenses clashed all night. Ultimately, La Feria had a dominant second half to secure an 11 point win over the Bobcats 77 to 66. With this crucial win, La Feria improved to 2-2 in the 2022 District campaign, while Rio Hondo fell to 0-3 in District Play. La Feria now has won the last two meetings against the Bobcats in District 32-4A after defeating Rio Hondo in the second meeting of 2021 on February 20 49-41. Rio Hondo has not defeated La Feria since February 9th of 2021.

Other 32-4A headlines include Raymondville defeating Port Isabel in a nailbiter 58 to 57 to hand the Tarpons their first loss in District Play. With the win, The Bearkats are now the lone undefeated team in 32-4A play, 4-0. The Lions will Travel to Raymondville to attempt to capture another big win and avenge their overtime loss to The Bearkats last season. The Lions will kick off the second half of 32-4A play against La Grulla, a team who the Lions defeated in the district opener 42-33.

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