JV Mules vs. Shallowater (1-10-2017)
The game was nip and tuck for three quarters when the JV Mules traveled to Shallowater to challenge the Mustangs. The Mules led 25-22 after the third period, but the Mustangs outscored the Mules in the final quarter.
Shallowater defeated the Mules 37-27.
Luke Del Toro put the Mules on the board five minutes into the game. Later Del Toro and Izaiah Hurtado sank a 3-pointer each to tie the game at 8-8.
Izaiah Perez made two hoops in the second period. Brady Martinez sank a 3-pointer from the wing and chipped in a free throw. The Mules trailed 16-19 at the intermission.
Perez scored the Mules first basket after the half. Luke Leal spotted up behind the arc and sank a trey. Julian Astorga scored in the paint, and Jacob Kettner hit a short jumper. The Mules had outscored the Mustangs 9-3 in the third quarter to lead Shallowater 25-22.
Astorga scored the Mules only hoop in the final quarter while the Mustangs poured in 15 points.
The Mules defended their home floor against the Littlefield Wildcatsnight and will travel to Idalou Friday to play more Wildcats.