SPRINGTOWN – Clinching no worse than a share of the District 6-3A title, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams junior varsity stayed undefeated in district play after an exciting and frantic 32-26 overtime win over Springtown here Friday night.
A win today against Kennedale (5 p.m. at the MWHS gym) will give the Lady Rams the outright District 6-3a championship. A Kennedale win today would mean the Lady Rams and Lady Kats share the 6-3A crown.
The Lady Rams outscored Springtown 6-0 in the overtime session to take the victory.
Kylie Burk led the Lady Rams with nine points, with Tahya Ruelas adding seven. Also scoring were Ali Blissette with five points, Rachel Merritt with four, Mason Malone with three, and Mariah Horton and Elysia Ogletree, each with two.
Springtown jumped out to a 9-1 lead after the opening period and led 14-8 at the half. The Lady Rams went on an 11-5 run in the third period to tie the game, 19-19, as the contest moved to the fourth quarter.
Rams JV comes back to win
SPRINGTOWN – Jordan Duckett scored 18 points and Justin Hendrickson and Conner Bradshaw each added 14 to lead the Mineral Wells Rams junior varsity to a 60-57 victory over Springtown here Friday night in a District 6-3A contest.
Also scoring were Tristan Seargeant with four points, Aaron Cedillo and Nigel Benavides, each with three, and Camron Weiss and D.J. Jernigan, each with two.
The Rams led 20-18 after the first quarter, but Springtown went on a 14-9 run in the second period to take a 32-29 lead at thew half.
The Rams (15-5, 6-1) outscored the Porcupines 12-10 in the third quarter as Springtown took a 42-4 lead into the fourth period.
The Rams can knot up the district race with a win over Kennedale today at the MWHS gym.