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Anthony Gaxiola & Jacob Dybas break 1,000 career points

Jacob Dybas is surrounded by his teammates after breaking 1,000 career points (St. Augustine Twitter Screen Grab)

Tanque Verde junior Anthony Gaxiola scored 16 points in a 60-49 win over Pusch Ridge on Tuesday night to pass the 1,000-point career mark.

“It was a good milestone that I’m proud of and I couldn’t have done it without my teammates,” Gaxiola said “I will continue to work hard and keep pushing and getting better.”

St. Augustine senior Jacob Dybas became the second player in school history to break 1,000 points when he passed the milestone in a 76-36 win over Patagonia on Thursday night. Dybas missed the first eight games of the year due an injury.

St. Augustine junior Andrew Reyna broke 1,000 points earlier in the year.

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