Lady Ponies win Wimberley tourney

WIMBERLEY — The Marble Falls Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team won the Wimberley Tournament Dec. 5-6.

The Lady Ponies beat Hill Country Middle School, 39-19, and La Vernia, 56-26.

Haley Coulter led the way against Hill Country by scoring 18 points. Teammate Blanca Fonseca added nine, while Haley Stephens dropped in six. Amanda Thomas, Sarah Stripling and Tiffany Winters each scored two points. 

Stripling scored 18 points against La Vernia, while Thomas added 13 and Stephens dropped in 10. Winters scored six, Coulter added five and Fonseca and Skyler Riley each scored two. 

“The girls did an outstanding job working together as a team and their unselfishness made it hard to single out just one outstanding tournament player award,” coach Karen Naumann said. “So the MVP award goes to the whole team because of the incredible unity and unselfishness.”