After getting a steal, Marble Falls High School junior post Reann Hall is on her way to scoring a layup during the Lady Mustangs’ 88-14 win against Austin Lanier. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro
FROM STAFF REPORTS
MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School girls basketball team began its own American Bank of Texas tournament Nov. 20 with a solid 88-14 victory against Austin Lanier.
Offensively, the Lady Mustangs (2-1) had an answer for every defense the Lady Vikings were in.
And equally important, Marble Falls connected on 3-pointers after missing all attempts during its 41-39 loss to Temple on Nov. 18.
Marble Falls began the contest on a 10-0 run highlighted by five points from sophomore guard Sydney Gibson. Junior post Reann Hall and sophomore post Aspen Woerner also added buckets. By the end of the period, the Lady Mustangs led 29-8.
So when Lanier began to clog the lane after getting burned by the Marble Falls posts’ high-low game, the wings took over.
They defensive pressure allowed the Lady Mustangs to steal passes that were quickly converted into points. At the half, Marble Falls led 54-8.
The Lady Vikings re-committed themselves to playing better zone defense. The result was Marble Falls scoring three 3-pointers in the second half to open the lanes to the basket. In 16 minutes of play, the Lady Mustangs outscored Lanier 34-6.
Up next in the tournament for Marble Falls is Corpus Christi Flour Bluff at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at Max Copeland Gym, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls.
ON OFFENSE: Points – Molly Myrick 3, Yvonne Espinosa 6, Morgan Hagood 6, Sydney Gibson 8, Stephanie Ribera 13, Tiffany Dunavant 12, Aspen Woerner 14, Aubrey Adams 4, Reann Hall 21, Bailey Adams 7