Playing in the season finale at home, the Mineral Wells Junior High Lady Rams eighth-grade “A” team Lady Rams defeated Granbury in a sweep.
“The Lady Rams played an incredibly great game,” head coach Jeff Brumfield said. “It was a night of strong hitting, great teamwork and a lot of old fashioned hustle that won a close battle.
“It was a great way to end the season.”
Passing well for the Lady Rams were Sami Hickey with 40 good passes, followed by Talley Goldston with 25 good passes and Alli Blissitte with 20 good passes.
Other Lady Rams passing well were libero Peyton Malone, defensive specialist Brooklyn Lovern, Jacy Grimes and Michaela Mendoza.
Serving well were Jacy Grimes with 12 points, Sami Hickey with 11 and Talley Goldston with six.
Hitting well were Alli Blissitte with six hits and two kills, Jacy Grimes with five hits and one kill, Sami Hickey with four hits and one kill, Tahya Ruellas with two hits, Krista Burns with two hits, and one great big kill in the second game for TyShannon Suitors.
8th B downs Granbury
The Lady Rams eighth-grade “B” team swept Granbury on Thursday, avenging an earlier loss to the Lady Pirates.
8th C plays well in loss to Granbury
The Lady Rams eighth-grade “C” team played well but were defeated by the Granbury Lady Pirates in two games on Thursday.
Passing well for the Lady Rams were Courtney Hall, Samantha Huizar, Maribel Huizar, Savannah Olsolsky and Aeris Carter Smith.
Serving well for the Lady Rams were Courtney Hall, Samantha Huizar and Thalyia Hinojosa.
“These girls have really done a great job this year,” head coach Jeff Brumfield said.
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Santo girls hold off Mineral Wells, 34-24
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Brazeals combine for 43 points, 42 boards in CCS win over WPA
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Rams, Lady Rams fall in road hoops action
Both the Mineral Wells Rams and Lady Rams dropped non-district road basketball contests on Friday.
Rams, Lady Rams continue hoops action today on road
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