9th L.Mules vs. Hereford (11-15-2014)
The freshmen Lady Mules spotted the Hereford Herd seven points early in the first period. Cassidy Cage finally broke the scoring ice by driving the baseline for a basket. Lily Barrera made a free throw in the frame and the Lady Mules trailed 13-3 at the quarter break.
The Lady Mules waked up and the battle was even through the next three periods. Despite battling back to lead 20-17 at the half the Lady Mules fell to the Herd 40-30.
Barrera was fouled shooting in the lane and made both charity tosses. She added three more baskets in the quarter. Brianna Barron drove the lane for her first points of the season and finished the quarter with a break-away lay up when she went coast-to-coast.
The Herd out scored the Lady Mules 13-5 to reclaim the lead for good in the third quarter. Hereford added 10 points in the final frame to only five for the Lady Mules
Barrera led the Lady Mules with 12 points with six being from the free-throw line. Noa Rojas and Barron added six points each. Val Ambriz and Cage dropped in three points apiece.
The Lady Mules opened district action Monday when they hosted the Dimmitt Bobbies. The Lady Mules will tangle with the Anton JV Lady Dawgs Friday evening.