Littlefield defeats JV Mules

By Delton Wilhite, Sportswriter

The JV Mules stumbled out of the gate in Littlefield and fell behind early. Littlefield continued to pour in the points to defeat the Mules 51-32.
Kelan Florez opened the game for the Mules with a free throw. Florez later sank a trey just two minutes before the first period ended. The Mules trailed 10-4 after one quarter.
Derek Barron made a layup early in the second period. Florez hit a short jumper, and Nick Zarragoza drained a trey before the half. The Mules were down 26-11 at the half.
Florez opened the second half with a 12-foot jumper from near the baseline. Leonel Camarena made back-to-back hoops from the blocks.
Barron sank a 15-foot jump shot to end the third period with the Mules trailing 39-19 with one quarter left to play.
Kelan Florez drove the lane not once, but twice for layups to open the final quarter. Camarena again made a pair of hoops in the paint. Barron sank a short jumper before zeroing in a shot from behind the arc to end the game.
Florez led the Mules with 12 points. Barron dropped in nine points, and Camarena added eight points. Zarragoza chipped in three points.
Friday night the Mules fell to the Idalou Wildcats 51-36. Barron led the Mules with 10 points. Bryan Ginez scored eight points in the game, and Camarena finished with seven points.
The Mules are currently 3-4 in district and hosted the Dimmitt Bobcats Tuesday evening. The Mules will then travel to Slaton to play the Tigers.

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