According to Spartan Coach Justin St. Clair, his team struggled in the first half, but came out playing great defense in the second half.
The Spartans trailed the Aztecs for three quarters, closing out the fourth quarter with 17-9 run to get the win.
Andrew Avalos had a big fourth quarter for the Spartans, netting three 3-pointers and scoring nearly all of his points in the second half.
“We trailed nearly the entire game, but we were able to answer when it counted and come out with the win,” St. Clair said.
The Spartans improved to 2-2.
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
SHS: - 13 16 10 17 - 56
FHS: - 12 20 09 09 - 50
Points: Strathmore - Andrew Avalos, 14; Jr. Cisneros, 11.
Rebounds: Strathmore - Alfonzo Valle, 7.