LORENA, Texas The Lorena boys kept pace with district leader China Spring by beating La Vega at home Friday night.
Lorena jumped ahead of La Vega right from the first moments of the game, building a quick 7-point lead.
La Vega didn't go away, however. The Pirates battled throughout and kept the Leopards within striking distance.
Lorena eventually earned a 61-52 win and that win allows them to stay just behind district leader China Spring in the standings.