Lady Mules vs. Dimmitt & Slaton (1-24 & 27-2017)
The Lady Mules only led the Dimmitt Bobbies by two points after three quarters in Dimmittnight. The Lady Mules sank 10 of 12 free throws in the final period to defeat the Bobbies 37-31.
Friday night the Lady Mules trailed the Slaton Tigerettes 41-36 going into the last quarter. Emily Precure saved the best for last and sank back-to-back treys to power the Lady Mules to a 51-48 win over Slaton.
Keely Dunham hit a short jumper in the opening period against Dimmitt. Sadie Sudduth made a pair of free throws. The defensive game was tied at 4-4 after the first quarter ended.
Precure opened the quarter with a short jump shot. She tacked on a 3-pointer later in the half. Reagan Reynolds chipped in a free throw to tie the game at 10-10. Dimmitt had scored a basket before the quarter ended. Sa. Sudduth nailed a 3-pointer as the half drew to a close, putting the Lady Mules in front 13-11.
The two teams battled to a 10-10 tie during the third quarter. Yvonne Diaz completed a three-point play after being fouled while shooting five minutes into the third period. Sa. Sudduth made all four of her free throws. Precure dropped in her second trey of the game to end the frame.
The Lady Mules led 23-21 with one period left to play.
Lady Mule free throws fell like rain in the final quarter. Diaz took a feed from Sydnie Sudduth and score in the paint. Thirty-nine seconds later she was making the Lady Mules first two free throws. Diaz took a pass from across the paint from Reynolds and scored in the lane. Diaz added two more charity tosses later in the game.
Sa. Sudduth was four-for-four from the charity line in the final minutes of the contest. Sy. Sudduth and Reynolds chipped in a free throw each.
Sa. Sudduth led the Lady Mules with 13 points. Diaz added 11 points, and Precure dropped in eight points. Dunham and Reynolds scored two points each. Sy. Sudduth chipped in one point.
Dunham led off the game with a free throw. She had scored two more hoops before the first quarter ended. Sy. Sudduth made two charity tosses and sank a trey from the top of the key seconds before the quarter ended. Dimmitt led the Lady Mules 13-12 after one period.
Sa. Sudduth sank a trey to open the second frame. She had chipped in a free throw before the quarter ended. Sy. Sudduth picked a Bobbie’s pocket and drove to the hoop for a layup. Reynolds sank a baseline jumper. Lilly Barrera spotted up outside the arc and sank a trey 25 seconds before the end of the first half. The Lady Mules trailed 25-23 at the intermission.
The Lady Mules dropped three more points behind in the third quarter. Reynolds took a feed from Dunham to score with a short jumper. Reynolds added a second hoop one-minute later.
Sa. Sudduth sank a six-foot jumper. Dunham scored at the midpoint of the third quarter. Diaz scored in the paint and Sy. Sudduth had made a basket seconds before the third frame ended. The Lady Mules trailed 41-36 going into the last quarter.
The Lady Mules took over the final quarter by outscoring Dimmitt 15-7.
Sy. Sudduth sank a 15-foot jumper to start the final quarter. She was four-for-four from the charity line to finish the game. Precure sank a free throw before draining back-to-back treys. Dunham put back a rebound.
Sy. Sudduth paced the Lady Mules with 15 points. Precure made all eight of her points in the second half. Dunham dropped in seven points each. Sa. Sudduth, Reynolds, and Diaz added six points each. Barrera sank a trey for her three points.
The Lady Mules are currently tied with the Shallowater Fillies for fourth place at 7-4 in the district race. The Lady Mules traveled to Frionato play the Squaws. The Lady Mules return home to host the Shallowater Fillies Friday night at .