JV Mules vs. Dimmitt (12-20-2016)
The JV Mules dominated the Dimmitt Bobcats in the Mules district opener Tuesday night. The Mules went on a 19-2 scoring run in the first half. The Mules led 33-13 at the intermission.
The Mules went on to defeat the Bobcats 57-29.
Julian Astorga scored first by putting back an offensive rebound one minute into the first period. He would add two more baskets before the end of the quarter. Raul Sierra went coast-to-coast for a layup.
Brady Martinez nailed a 3-pointer as the first period was coming to a close extending the Mule lead to 19-10.
Jacob Kettner made a steal and drove to the hoop for a layup to open the second period. The Mule defense held the Bobcats to just three points in the second quarter while pouring in 14.
Luke Del Toro sank a trey to open the second half for the Mules. Sierra and Izaiah Hurtado made two baskets each as the Mules outscored the Bobcats 11-8. The Mules had extended their lead to 44-21.
Luke Leal sank a 3-pointer in the final period as the Mules finished off the Bobcats.
Astorga led the Mules with 12 points that all came in the first half. Del Toro and Leal both scored seven points. Hurtado, Sierra, and Kettner dropped in six points each. Luis Franco finished with four points, and Martinez had three points. Isreal Vasquez, Wyatt Parker, and Izaiah Perez chipped in two points each.
The Mules will work out during the Christmas break and will return to action January 3, 2017, when the Mules travel to Slaton to play the Tigers. The Mules then will return home to defend their home floor against the Friona Chieftains.