Both the Mineral Wells Lady Rams junior varsity and freshman teams finished the District 6-3A basketball season as district co-champions as play concluded Tuesday night at the MWHS gym.
Kennedale hands Lady Rams JV only district loss
Kennedale held off a late Lady Rams JV run with a 49-48 win as both team finish with one loss in district play. MWHS had defeated Kennedale in the first half of league play.
The Lady Rams led 12-9 after the first quarter, but Kennedale scored 17 points in the second period while holding the Lady Rams to 11 points to take a 26-23 lead at the half.
Kennedale outscored the Lady Rams 12-9 in the third period to take a 38-32 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Lady Rams finished with 14 points in the fourth quarter, but Kennedale scored 11 points to seal the win and wrap up a share of the district title.
Kylie Burk led the Lady Rams with 22 points, with Tahya Ruelas adding eight.
Also scoring for the Lady Rams were Brooke Hale and Mason Malone, each with four, Ali Blissitte with three and Kenzie Huseman with two.
Lady Rams frosh win for co-title
Kennedale went on an 18-6 run in the fourth quarter but it was not enough as the Mineral Wells Lady Rams freshman team held off the Lady Kats, 32-30, to clinch a share of the District 6-3A championship with Kennedale.
Brooklyn Lovern led the Lady Rams with eight points, with Hannah Laigle and Aeris Carter-Smith, each with six.
Also scoring for the Lady Rams were Molly Simonton with four points, Ty Turner-Suiters and Peyton Malone, each with three, and Adrianna Roussseau with two.
The Lady Rams led 7-2 after the opening period and 16-7 at the half. The Lady Rams went on a 10-5 run in the third period to take a 26-12 lead into the fourth quarter,