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January 14, 2014

Lady Rams soccer team 1-2 at tourney; MWJH 7th B ladies win hoops tourney

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The Mineral Wells Lady Rams began the 2014 season by taking one of three matches this past weekend at the Kennedale tournament.

The Lady Rams (1-2) won their second match of the tournament with a 2-0 win over Dumas. Brittany Smith earned the shutout in goal, while Mollie Martinez and Kaleigh Aaron each scored a goal with Jamine Rojo and Desiree bell each adding an assist.

The Lady Rams were defeated by Gainesville, 3-0, in the opener, and fell 2-0 to Ennis.

“We lost starting defender Erin McGuire to a head injury in first five minutes of Gainesville game,” Lady Rams head coach John Tuggle said. “We improved our play with each game.

“The Ennis game was our best overall soccer that we played, we just couldn’t get the ball in the back of the net. We are working on team chemistry. 

“Losing five starters from last years’ squad had showed up. Players who didn’t see much play last year are having to step up and find their role on the field.”

Rams JV wins 6-3A opener

Cameron Weiss scored 11 points and DJ Jernigan added eight to lead the Mineral Wells junior varsity to a 56-34 victory over Diamond Hill Friday night at the MWHS gym.

Also scoring for the Rams (10-4, 1-0) were Z Beard, Aaron Cedillo and Conner Bradshaw, each with six points, Nigel Benavides and Tristan Seargeant, each with five, Justin Hendrickson with three, and Alec Ortiz, Bud Burson and Conner Jacobson, each with two.

Santo boys fall to Chico

CHICO – Chico slipped past the Santo Wildcats, 67-59, Friday night in a boys’ District 11-A contest.

Kyle Mercer led the ‘Cats with 19 points, with Cooper Barling adding 16 and Jordan Edwards finishing with 11.

Also scoring for Santo (1-1 in 11-A) were Keith Chalker with six points, Dane Edwards with five and Sonny Chalker with two.

“It was a tough game all the way through,” Wildcats head coach Tony Smith said. “We are trying to adjust on the fly without (post) Zarmorris (Cannon).”

MWJH 7th boys drop 2 of 3

The Mineral Wells Junior High seventh grade boys played three great basketball games on Thursday against Joshua.

The “C” team was not able to beat the Owls but everyone on the team fought hard. The final score was 41-19 and the Rams were lead by Ethan Bedell with seven points.

The “B” team came out firing and put the Owls away with a final score of 39-22. The team was lead by a trio of scorers; Angel Batrez, Scott Leek each had 12 points, and Zander Adams had nine points. This makes the “B” team 4-0 for the season.

The “A” team unable to keep the momentum falling to Joshua with a final score of 39-22.

The “A” team point leaders for the game were Dijia Kennedy and Brandon Hinojos both scoring six points a piece. The Rams will take on the Jackets of Stephenville on Thursday at Stephenville.

8th ladies place 3rd

The Mineral Wells Junior High eighth grade Lady Rams “B” team competed in the Granbury Basketball Tournament on Saturday.

The Lady Rams began the day with a slow start, but gradually worked their way back to full speed managing to finish the day with a third place win thanks to a smothering press.

Outstanding players for the day were Carly Arwood with 12 rebounds and 12 points, Halie Hunter with 11 rebounds, Beatriz Martinez with 12 steals, and Kambri Graue with 18 points.

7th B ladies win tournament

The Mineral Wells Junior High seventh grade girls basketball “B” team competed at the Granbury tournament this weekend and brought home first place.

“These ladies were led to victory by their hard work, hustle and pure GRIT out on the court,” coach Tammy Williams said.

Leading scorer of the tournament was Rachel Carter with 12 points and Ara Daughtery with six points. Leading the defense was Elizabeth Perez with several steals, and she also drew two charges.

MWJH ladies host Acton on Thursday

The Mineral Wells Junior High Schhol seventh and eighth grade Lady Rams will host Granbury Acton on Thursday.

The “C” team games will begin at 5 p.m.; the “B” games start at 6 p.m. and the “A” team contests will start at 7 p.m. at the MWJH gyms.


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