January 27, 2023
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By Delton Wilhite

The seventh-grade Lady Mules traveled to Slaton to battle the Tigerettes. The Lady Mules held Slaton scoreless in the first and third periods. The Lady Mules trapping defense only gave up six points during the contest while the offense poured in 34 points for the win.
Araceli Diaz paced the Lady Mules with eight points. Raelee Garza and Kendra Kelley dropped in six points each in the win.
Lady Mule coach, Jalissa King, said after the game, “This team has really come together as a team and grown in their basketball IQ. Tonight I saw several things manifest that we have been working on during practice.”
“Nautica Mills had three assists, and Aaliyah Sanchez made three steals. This was a wonderful way to end the first semester.”
The seventh-grade B-team Lady Mules scurried to a 15-8 win over Slaton. The Lady Mules held Slaton scoreless during the first half and led Slaton 5-0 at the half.
Naomi Muniz and Gimena Ramirez paced the Lady Mules with four points each.
“This was a really good game for this team,” continued Coach King. “They have really improved at becoming organize and controlled players.”
The Lady Mules are on Christmas break. The Lady Mules will return to action January 8 in Littlefield to start the second round of district against the Lady Cats. The Lady Mules will play in the Levelland Tournament January 11 and 13 and will host Idalou January. 15.

Rhea Gonzales


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