8th Mules vs. Dimmitt (1-23-2017)
The eighth-grade Mules got off to a very slow start against the Dimmitt Bobcatsevening. Cesar Enriquez sank a 3-pointer in the first period that gave the Mule their only lead at 3-2.
Dimmitt took over the game after that and defeated the Mules 44-20.
The Mules trailed 13-3 after the opening quarter.
Joe Gutierrez made a steal and drove coast-to-coast early and late in the second period for a pair of hoops. Eli Macias made a basket withleft in the first half. The Mules trailed 24-9 at the half.
Gutierrez made all five of the Mules’ points in the third quarter. He made a short jumper early in the quarter and sank a 3-pointer. The Mules trailed 33-14 with one quarter remaining to play.
Enriquez sank his second 3-pointer of the game early in the final quarter. Gutierrez also made a trey for the Mules only six points in the last period.
The Mules traveled to Slatonevening to play the Tigers. The Mules will return home Monday, February 6, to host the Friona Braves.