7th Lady Mules vs. Friona (2-8-2016)
The seventh grade Lady Mules utilized a very stingy defense Monday evening against the Friona Maidens. The Lady Mules only gave up just four points in the third period and in the game to down the Maidens 21-4.
The win ended the season with the Lady Mules’ record at 10-5.
“I have really enjoyed this team,” said Lady Mule coach Jalissa King. “They work incredibly hard every day no matter what. It really paid off for them because they have immensely improved since the beginning of the year.”
Kristian Arzola made a free throw and added a basket later in the opening quarter. Tatum Hasley and Daniella Moran dropped in a hoop apiece. The Lady Mule defense shut out the Maidens to lead 7-0 after one quarter.
Anahi Barrera took over the scoring for the Lady Mules in the second period with three baskets. The defense continued to close down the Maidens and led 13-0 at the intermission.
Friona scored two hoops in the third period but Barrera and Hasley each scored to hold the Maidens down 17-4.
Moran drove the floor for a basket and Barrera finished with a hoop.
Barrera led the Lady Mules with 10 points. Moran and Hasley each dropped in four points. Arzola added three points for the win.
The Lady Mules will now turn their attention to track and field.