Mustangs beat JV Mules 61-43

By Delton Wilhite
Sportswriter

The JV Mules were able to stay within two points of the Denver City Mustangs Tuesday evening.
But the Mules came up short in the second and third period to fall to the Mustangs 61-43.
Carter McCamish broke the scoring ice for the Mules with a reverse layup just over a minute into the game. Josh Torres added a basket and a pair of free throws. Leonel Camarena dropped in a pair of charity tosses. Brady Martinez led the Mules with three hoops. The Mules trailed 16-14 after one quarter.

Martinez made all five of the Mules points in the second period. The Mules had fallen behind 30-19 by the half.
Jose Cardenas was fouled shooting and made one free throw almost two minutes into the third period. Bryan Ginez scored in the paint late in the quarter and Torres finished the period with a layup. The Mules trailed 46-26 with one period left to play.
Ginez got hot in the final four minutes of the game. He made two free throws and three baskets. Cardenas sandwiched a free throw between a pair of hoops. Jimmy Villa drove for a layup. Martinez led off the final quarter leading a fast break for a layup.

Martinez paced the Mules with 13 points. Ginez made all 10 of his points in the second half. Cardenas eight points came in the second half. Torres finished with six points. Villa and McCamish chipped in two points each.
The JV Mules traveled to Levelland to play the Lobos Tuesday evening and will host the Portales Rams December 15. The Mules will start district on the road in Dimmitt December 19 and will return home December 22 to host the Slaton Tigers.

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