Longhorns guard Taylor Smith goes up for a shot during Thursday night's 70-51 win over San Jon Coyotes.
Longhorns Andrew Martinez was fouled trying to shoot a short jump shot Thursday at Logan.
Lady Longhorns Megan Frost sets up to shoot a layup during Thursdays 68-24 win over the Lady Coyotes.
The Logan Longhorns doubled up against district opponents, San Jon, Thursday night at Logan.
With a 70-51 win over the San Jon Coyotes, the Longhorns are off to a (2-0) start in district play.
The score was close throughout most of the game. At halftime, the Longhorns were up just two, 26-24. In the second half, each team continued to play hard keeping the score close, but the Longhorns took a 12-point lead late in the final period which they held.
"It's always good to start out winning when district starts," said Longhorns basketball coach Billy Burns. "The team knows as district play progresses that the competition will become harder. And they are ready for that."
In varsity girls basketball, the Lady Longhorns trampled San Jon's Lady Coyotes 68-24.
The Lady Longhorns had a 30-point lead going into the half. They scored 25 points in the first period and 14 in the second. The Lady Coyotes scored 9 points throughout both periods.
It stayed the same for the third and final period, as the Lady Longhorns built on their halftime lead and ran away with the game.
"A 2-0 start to district is a great way to start district," said Lady Longhorns basketball coach Clair Rochor. "I have enjoyed coaching these girls and you can see that they are improving with every game."
The Longhorns next district match is 5 p.m. today against the Mosquero Pirates at Mosquero.