After a slow start, the Lady Rattlers turned to their defense to cruise past La Vernia for a 48-37 victory on Tuesday. La Vernia and San Marcos traded leads throughout the first half with the Lady Rattlers using their defense to go up 21-17 at half-time. The defensive intensity continued in the second half as the Lady Rattlers led by double digits on multiple occasions before finishing off the Lady Bears 48-37.
Lady Rattlers had a balance scoring attack with Faith Phillips leading the way dropping in 10. Bethany Gutierrez followed with 9 points, while Andrea Flores scored 8, Vivian Hernandez had 7, and Miranda Lamb with 6. Four other Lady Rattlers finished the scoring with 2 each.