JV Lady Mules vs. Dimmitt & Slaton (1-24 & 27-2017)
The JV Lady Mules knocked off a pair of district opponents this week by defeating the Dimmitt Bobbies 37-17 and Slaton Tigerettes 39-24.
The Lady Mules traveled to Dimmittnight to meet the Bobbies. Kyndal Miller made a 12-foot jump shot to crank up the Lady Mule offense. Maddison Price sank a short jumper. Brianna Barron led a fast break for a layup.
Natalie Diaz made a short jumper. Natali Elizalde stole a Bobbie pass and drove to the hoop. Reina Regalado put back an offensive rebound for the final basket of the opening period. The Lady Mules led 12-5 after one period.
Abriana Mendoza chipped in a pair of charity tosses to start the second quarter. Barron made a pair of free throws, hit a 10-foot jumper, and put back a rebound. Elizalde made one free throw. The Lady Mules led 21-9 at the half.
The Lady Mules kept up the smothering defense in the second half. Miller sank a jump shot to begin the second half. She later added a layup. Price chipped in a free throw. Diaz scored in the paint and put back a pair of rebounds for six points. The Lady Mules led 32-14 with one period left to play.
With the game in hand, the Lady Mules backed off their intensity in the final quarter. Diaz sank a charity toss. Elizalde made a layup, and Kayla Torres took a feed from Mendoza for an easy basket.
Diaz led the Lady Mules with nine points. Barron added eight points, and Miller dropped in six points. Elizalde scored five points, and Price made three points. Torres, Regalado, and Mendoza scored two points each.
Wheeler scored the Lady Mules first basket against the Slaton Tigerettes. She later added two more baskets. Miller took a pass from Barron and finished a fast break. Price put back a rebound.
Barron led a fast break and later chipped in a free throw. Diaz sank a 3-pointer as the first quarter drew to a close. The Lady Mules led the Tigerettes 16-3.
Wheeler made a baseline jumper to start the second period. She later took a pass outside the arc from Torres and sank a 3-pointer. Torres made a short jumper to end the half for the Lady Mules.
The Lady Mules led 23-5 at the intermission.
Wheeler kicked off the second half from the Lady Mules with a 15-foot baseline jump shot. Kinsey Parker scored in the paint and Barron dribbled through the defense for a layup. The Lady Mules led 29-13 with one quarter left to play.
Barron chipped in a free throw to start the final quarter. Parker scored in the paint with an assist from Miller. Miller scored back-to-back hoops. Torres sank a free throw and made a layup with an assist from Miller just seconds before the game ended.
Wheeler led the Lady Mules with 13 points. Barron and Miller scored six points each. Torres added five points, Parker dropped in four points, and Diaz sank a trey for three points.
The Lady Mules traveled to Frionanight and will return home to host the Shallowater Fillies February 3. The Lady Mules will wrap up their season on the road in Acuff against the Lady Eagles of Lubbock Roosevelt.