9th Lady Mules vs. Littlefield (2-1-2016)
The freshmen Lady Mules rolled over the Littlefield Lady Cats 36-14. The Lady Mules mounted a rally in the first period to jump out to a 12-6 lead and never backed off the gas to lead 20-8 at the half.
Natalie Diaz got the rally started for the Lady Mules with a put back of an offensive rebound. AB Mendoza finished a fast break to give the Lady Mules a 4-0 lead before the Cats scored. Kyndal Miller finished a break and Natali Elizalde grabbed an offensive rebound and put it back up for a hoop.
Littlefield sank a trey before Reina Regalado sank an eight-foot jumper. Citalli ended the quarter with a put back that gave the Lady Mules a 12-6 advantage.
Diaz made back-to-back goals in the second period before the Cats finally scored. Vargas and Maddison Price scored before the quarter ended. Price’s shot went down just prior to the buzzer. The Lady Mules led 20-8 at the half.
Keely Dunham ignited the Lady Mules in the third period with a shot in the paint. Miller finished a fast break before Dunham scored her second hoop. Dunham scored again in the paint and R. Regalado hit from the baseline. Littlefield made two free throws before Cassie Regalado chipped in a free throw for a 31-10 Lady Mule lead after three quarters.
Miller converted a free throw for an old-fashion three-point play early in the final quarter. Dunham added a lay up to end the Lady Mule scoring.
Miller led the Lady Mule charge with nine points and Dunham finished with eight points. Vargas, R. Regalado and Diaz added four points each. Mendoza, Elizalde and Price dropped in two points each. C. Regalado chipped in one point.
The Lady Mules put their 8-0 district record on the line Monday when they closed out their season at home against the Friona Maidens.