JV L.Mules vs. Tulia (1-7-14)
It took the JV Lady Mules a full three quarter to dig themselves out of the hole they had opened in the first period. They had fallen behind 11-6 in the first quarter. The Lady Mules shaved a single point off the Tulia lead in the second period.
The Lady Mules turned up the defense in the second half and held Tulia to a single basket in the third quarter and three points in the final period to bring home a 29-23 win.
Brittney Mendoza scored back-to-back baskets in the first period and Jasmine Garza added a hoop. The Lady Mules trailed 11-6 after one period.
Garza, Dessiree Gutierrez and Yasmine Sandoval made a basket each in the second period to trail Tulia 16-12 at the half.
Emily Precure caught fire in the third period. She made a pair of hoops and drained a trey from the wing for seven of the Lady Mules’ eight third period points. Garza chipped in a free throw.
Garza came roaring out of the gate in the final quarter and scored three baskets in the final period. Precure popped the net from behind the arc for her second trey of the night.
Garza set the scoring pace for the Lady Mules with 11 points and Precure was right behind with 10. Mendoza made four points, Gutierrez and Sandoval chipped in two points each.
The Lady Mules took Tuesday off but return to action Friday night when they host the Friona Squaws.