7th Grade Boys Finish 2nd In City Tournament
The 7th Grade Mavs B-team played in the city tournament on Friday and Saturday, the 16th and 17th. Murphy defeated Wilson 28-23 in the first round and Haggard 37-23 in the second round to set up a matchup against Frankford for the championship.
Both teams started strong in the championship game with Frankford taking the lead in the first period 14-11. A dominating second period for the Mavs, both offensively and defensively pushed them into the lead 22-14 at half. Frankford grabbed the momentum in the second half leading to a 35-29 loss for Murphy. Top scorers of the game were Caden Hill- 7pts, Nate Malone- 7pts, Nathan Gong- 6pts, Donovan Bush- 5pts, and Daniel Oliver- 4pts.
The Mavs finished their regular season undefeated and placed 2nd overall in the tournament.