8th Lady Mules vs. Dimmitt (1-4-2016)
The eighth grade Lady Mules blew away the Dimmitt Bobbies in the first half Monday night to cruise to a 20-13 win in their first game of 2016. The Lady Mule defense held Dimmitt to just one first half point to lead 12-1 at the intermission.
Anahi Sandoval scored from the elbow to open the game for the Lady Mules. Dimmitt’s only point of the first half came ten seconds later on a free throw. Sandoval scored her second basket with a turn-around jumper from the blocks to give the Lady Mules a 4-1 lead after one period.
Joceline Ramirez hit from just inside the arc to start the second period and a minute later she scored from the elbow. Kettvia Quick scored on an in-bound play. Sandoval battled her way through the paint to the hoop to end the first half with the Lady Mules leading 12-1.
Dimmitt scored twice to start the second half before Val Toscano made back-to-back baskets for a 16-5 Lady Mule lead with one quarter left to play.
The Bobbies scored first in the final period but Emili Mora answered with an eight-foot jumper from the baseline. Dimmitt dropped in two hoops before Toscano made the Lady Mules’ final hoop of the game.
Sandoval and Toscano paced the Lady Mules with six points each. Ramirez made all four of her points in the second period. Mora and Quick chipped in two points each.
The Lady Mules traveled to Littlefield Monday night to play the Lady Cats. The Lady Mules then travel to Friona January 18 to play the Maidens and return home January 25 to host the Tulia Lady Hornets.