By Delton Wilhite, Sportswriter
JV Lady Mules vs. Idalou (1-19-2018)
The JV Lady Mules made a run at the visiting Idalou Lady Cats in the second period, but could not catch the Lady Cats. The Lady Mules cut the lead to just six points at the intermission. Idalou ran away with the game in the third period and defeated the Lady Mules 47-25.
Kinsey Parker converted a free throw to start the Lady Mule offense in the opening period. Maddison Price sank a 12-foot baseline jumper and later chipped in a free throw. Jordan Zapata drove the lane for a hoop. The Lady Mules trailed Idalou 19-6 after one quarter.
The Lady Mules converted nine-of-12 free throws in the second period to cut into the Lady Cat lead. Citlalli Vargez made all six of her free throw attempts. Emily Mora made a pair of charity tosses. Price sank a short jumper before Joceline Ramirez converted a free throw. Ramirez drove the paint for a layup before the half ended. The Lady Mules had cut the Idalou lead to 25-19 at the intermission.
Vargez scored the Lady Mules’ only basket of the third period. Idalou had extended the lead to 45-21 with one quarter left to play.
Mora and Price made a hoop each to end the Lady Mule scoring.
Vargez led the Lady Mules with eight points. Price added seven points, Mora had four points, and Ramirez dropped in three points. Zapata finished with two points, and Parker chipped in one point.
The Lady Mules hosted the Dimmitt Bobbies Tuesday evening and will travel to Slaton Friday to play the Tigerettes.