7th Mules vs. Shallowater (12-12-2016)
The seventh-grade Mules found themselves outgunned Monday afternoon against the Shallowater Mustangs. The Mustangs opened a 10-4 lead over the Mules in the first period and never looked back after that.
Shallowater took the day 42-16.
Jeremiah Baron finally got the Mules on the board with two minutes left in the first period. Zach Hasley added the Mules second hoop.
Baron scored all of the Mules’ points in the second period with two free throws and a basket. The Mules trailed 19-8 at the intermission.
Hasley sank a basket midway through the third quarter, and Nathan Ferguson chipped in a free throw. The Mules trailed 29-11 with one-quarter left to play.
Hasley dropped in a hoop two minutes into the final period. Josh Estraca added a second basket and Daniel Avila chipped in a free throw for the final point of the game.
Barron and Hasley set the scoring pace for the Mules with six points each. Estraca dropped in two points. Avila and Ferguson chipped in one point each.
The Mules return to action when they travel to Littlefield to play the Wildcats. Lubbock Roosevelt canceled the game scheduled for January 2.