JV Mules vs. Littlefield (2-10-2017)
The JV Mules traveled to Littlefieldevening and fell victim to the Wildcats 55-48. The Mules led through the first three quarters of the game, but the Mules succumbed to the Wildcats full-court pressure in the final frame.
Raul Sierra took the opening tip and sank a quick trey to ignite the Mule offense. Izaiah Perez received a pass across the paint from Jacob Kettner and scored. He added three more hoops and free throw.
Kettner stole a Littlefield pass and drove the floor for a layup. Luke Leal chipped in a pair of free throws. The Mules led 16-8 after the opening quarter.
Isreal Vasquez chipped in a free throw to open the second period. He later sank a trey and a basket. Julian Astorga had made a pair of hoops before the half ended. Kettner sank a charity toss and hit a 10-foot jumper. The Mules led 30-14 at the intermission.
Littlefield cut the Mule lead to just five points in the third quarter. Perez scored first for the Mules seconds into the second half. He later chipped in a free throw. Kettner dropped in a 15-foot jump shot, and Leal made a pair of charity tosses. Luke Del Toro made a pair of free throws and scored the Mules final basket seconds before the frame ended.
Brady Martinez scored a hoop midway through the final quarter. Perez added a basket from the paint. Leal chipped in a free throw, and Astorga just beat the buzzer for the Mule final two points.
Perez led the Mules with 14 points. Kettner dropped in seven points. Astorga, Leal, and Vasquez added six points each. Del Toro made four points, Sierra three points, and Martinez chipped in two points.
The Mules hosted the Idalou Wildcatsevening for their final game of the season.