Lady Tarpons handle Weslaco East, 52-32

Special to the PRESS

The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons basketball team defeated Weslaco East on the road Tuesday night, 52-32.  It was their fourth straight win to start the season, and they are playing in the Valley View tournament this weekend.

“Anytime you can win on the road, that’s a big accomplishment for your program,” P.I. girls’ Head Coach Hannah Burleson told the PRESS Wednesday.  “It says a lot for what the girls are doing, working hard and stuff.”

Last Friday the Lady Tarpons outscored IDEA Frontier Academy, 53-23, in Tarpon Gym.

“Our defense is gradually improving and with our defense comes better offense,” Burleson said.  “We had some people step up that came off the bench.”

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