The game of the tournament Thursday morning became the title match by Saturday afternoon with the Matadors (4-8) laying claim to the championship plaque after defeating the Bulldogs 64-59 in overtime at the Navarro Events Center.

Up to this point, the Matadors have had a handful of practices as a full unit, said head coach Guy Nowlin, but he credits the competition for giving his squad additional game time together — especially with district around the corner.

Sye Bennefield Jr. is a sports reporter/staff writer for the Seguin Gazette. You can e-mail him at or at .

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