7th Lady Mules vs. Tulia (1-25-2016)
The seventh grade Lady Mules rolled over the Tulia Hornets 38-24 Monday afternoon. Anahi Barrera exploded for eight points in opening period to power the Lady Mules to the win.
The Lady Mules had a good weekend by winning consolation in the Muleshoe Invitational Eighth Grade Tournament. They defeated the Olton Fillies 31-11 for the
Consolation trophy. Kristian Arzola provided the Lady Mules punch against the Fillies.
Barrera started the rout of the Hornets by sticking back a missed shot early in the opening period She added three more hoops before the first six minutes ended. Arzola made a pair of hoops and Tatum Hasley made one basket. The Lady Mules led 14-2 at the end of the first period.
The Lady Mules were consistent in scoring eight points in each of the final three periods. Hasley opened the second period by cleaning up the backside with an offensive rebound and put the ball back in the hoop. Daniella Moran took a pass from Barrera for a basket.
Barrera scored on an in bound play and chipped in a pair of free throws. The Lady Mules led the Hornets 22-10 at the half.
Barrera opened the third period with a hoop and dropped in a second basket. Anzley Rodriguez finished a fast break and Arzola chipped in a hoop to give the Lady Mules a 30-16 lead going into the final quarter.
Barrera made six of the final eight Lady Mules points in the last quarter. Moran scored the final hoop before the Lady Mules dribbled out the final seconds of the game.
Barrera led the Lady Mule charge with 22 points. Arzola dropped in six points. Hasley and Moran finished with four points each and Rodriguez chipped in two points.
Barrera got the Lady Mules off to a fast start with two hoops and a pair of free throws in the first period against the Olton Fillies. Arzola dropped in a pair of baskets. Grace Leal finished a fast break and Kaitlyn Kelly chipped in a free throw. The Lady Mules led 13-4 after the first quarter.
Rodriguez, Barrera and Arzola each scored a hoop in the second period and Moran chipped in a charity toss. The Lady Mules had extended their advantage to 20-6 by the intermission.
Arzola took over the game in the second half with five points in the third period and four points in the final six minute period. Hasley chipped in a basket in the third period. The Lady Mules led 27-9 after three quarters.
Arzola set the scoring pace with 15 points and Barrera dropped in eight points. Rodriguez, Leal and Hasley added two points each. Moran and Kelley chipped in a point apiece.
The Lady Mules hosted the Littlefield Lady Cats Monday and will close out their basketball season at home February 8 when they will host the Friona Maidens.