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PERRIN – Santo post Sarah Van Remmen scored 15 points to lead the state-ranked No. 5 Ladycats to a 46-21 win over the Perrin Lady Pirates here Tuesday night in the District 11-A opener.
“I am not real happy with the way we have played the last two games,” Ladycats head coach Tony Raffaele said. “Our defense has been good, but it could be better.
“Our offense is not where it was before Christmas. We will fix it.”
Also scoring for Santo (20-3) were Payton Billue with seven points, Courtney Flanagan and Megan MacPherson, each with six, Breeana Raffaele and Alyssa McKennon, each with five, and Taylor Nemeth with two.
Santo led 12-4 after the first quarter and 22-10 at the half. The Ladycats went on a 17-6 run in the third period to take a 39-16 lead into the fourth quarter.
Ladycats JV 48, Perrin 22
PERRIN – Chasen Howard scored 18 points and Reagan Raffaele added 13 to lead the Santo Ladycats junior varsity to a 48-22 win over the Perrin Lady Pirates here Tuesday in the District 11-A opener.
Also scoring for the Ladycats (11-2) were Caylin Edwards with six points, Judy Pope and Callie Wharton, each with four, and Jawnee Hess with three.
Wildcats cruise past Pirates
PERRIN – Christopher Hoover scored a game-high 18 points and Cooper Barling added 17 to lead the Santo Wildcats to a 74-20 victory over the Perrin Pirates here Tuesday night in a District 11-A contest.
Santo jumped out to a 26-0 lead after the first quarter and built a 46-3 cushion at the half. Santo went on a 21-7 run in the third period to take a 67-10 lead into the fourth quarter.
Also scoring for the ‘Cats were Zane Mauney with nine points, Keith Chalker and Jordan Edwards, each with six, Parker Conaway with five, Zarmorris Cannon and Andrew Watkins, each with four, Shane Scott with three and Tim Long with two.
Berumen scores 40 in Strawn win
STRAWN – Jacqueline Berumen scored 40 points, including 12 three-pointers, and Jayde Price added 38 points with 11 rebounds to lead the state-ranked No. 7 Strawn Lady Hounds to a convincing 94-34 win over Lingleville here Tuesday night in a District 17-A game.
Much of the scoring came as a result of the play making of Shelly Abbott, who finished with a game-high 14 assists.
Also scoring for Strawn (20-5, 2-0) were Cori Pollock with six points, Eva de Gregorio with five, Cidney Pollock with three and Tearany Atkins with two.
Strawn led 30-10 after the first quarter and 49-21 at the break. The Lady Hounds went on a 23-8 run in the third period to take a 72-29 lead into the fourth quarter.
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Protecting their home turf
After finishing the first day of the Mineral Wells Tournament a perfect 3-0, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams (15-4) were back in action Friday with a double-header to close out the home portion of the tourney.
Rams shine at Brock Tournament
BROCK – The Mineral Wells Rams (9-6) had a strong showing at the Brock Tournament, Thursday and Friday, as they continued to lay a firm foundation for the rest of their season.
After over a month of speculation, the Ram faithful have a new leader in which to place their hope.
Friday night, the Mineral Wells ISD Board of Trustees announced their decision to hire Waco Midway's Co-Offensive Coordinator Gerald Perry as the new Athletic Director and head football coach of Mineral Wells High School.
The Mineral Wells Lady Rams (14-3) got everything they hoped for and more in the opening day of the Mineral Wells Tournament, Thursday, at Kessler Field. They swept the competition in a triple-header and dealt with a wide variety of situations, overcoming each.
Gordon, Strawn fill up all-district hoops teams
The All-District 17-1A-II teams for both boys and girls basketball have been announced and rivals Gordon and Strawn have left an indelible mark on the 2013-24 edition with the two schools combining for six players on the boys team and a whopping 11 girls receiving honors.
Lady Rams Softball begins MW Tourney
Hot off of a 5-1 showing at the Wichita Falls Tournament, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams softball team (11-3) will open tournament play against quality competition again today from the comfort of their own home.
Four Ladycats garner top 11-1A-I awards
Palo Pinto County's most successful basketball team of the 2013-14 season can now add a bushel of accolades to an already memorable, Regional Championship year.
MW boys place third, girls seventh at Ram Relays
The Mineral Wells boys and girls track teams were on full display, Saturday, in front of a hometown crowd at the Ram Relays as the varsity girls team took seventh place with 42 point and the varsity boys finished third with 90 points.
State slips away
ABILENE – It wasn't the way a community pictured their season ending.
Fresh off of a thrilling 69-65, double-overtime victory over Ira in the regional semifinals, the Graford Jackrabbits' (27-4) bid for their first trip to the state tournament since 2012 fell short Saturday afternoon with a 58-25 loss at the hands of the Water Valley Wildcats (27-5) in the Class 1A-Division II Regional Finals at Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum.
Weathering the storm
The 2013-14 season epitomized growth for the Mineral Wells Rams basketball team. Under the tutelage of head coach Aaron Pappas, the Rams played to a 6-4 record in District 6-3A, clinching a third place finish and a fourth-straight playoff appearance.
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