Mineral Wells Index
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,
Rams JV move to 7-1
Scoring 19 points in the fourth quarter, the Mineral Wells junior varsity held off Kennedale, 66-60, Tuesday night in a District 6-3A game at the MWHS gym.
The win raises the Rams’ district mark to 7-1 and into a tie for first place with Kennedale.
Justin Henderickson led the Rams with 19 points, with Conner Bradshaw adding 18.
The Rams led 10-9 after the first quarter and 27-25 at the half. Each team scored 20 points in the third period as the Rams took a 47-45 lead into the fourth quarter.
Also scoring for the Rams were Camron Weiss, Nigel Benavides and D.J. Jernigan, each with eight points, Conner Jacobson with three and Tristan Seargeant with two.
Kennedale edges Rams frosh
Kennedale jumped out to a 21-12 lead after the first quarter and held off a late Mineral Wells freshman boys’ team comeback attempt as the Wildcats defeated the Rams, 59-51, Tuesday in a District 6-3A contest at the Mineral Wells High School gym.
Riley Loya led the Rams with 16 points, with Gaige McDougal adding 14.
Also scoring for the Rams were Lane Houston with seven points, Jerome Johnson and James Wallace, each with six, and Trevor Buck with two.
Kennedale pushed its lead to 34-24 at the halftime break and each team scored 12 points in the third period as the Wildcats took a 46-36 lead into the fourth quarter.