'Overconfident' Spartans narrowly edge Wildcats

Central Union's Jared Martin (3) puts up a shot against Brawley in a basketball contest played Friday in Brawley. PHOTO TOM BODUS

BRAWLEY — Central Union boys basketball coach Juan Valenzuela was visibly displeased with his team following its game here Friday night against the Brawley Union Wildcats, and they got an earful afterward despite edging out a 58-55 victory against their Imperial Valley League rivals.

Central entered the game with 7-7 overall and 2-0 in IVL play after defeating Calexico at home on Tuesday.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
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.