Murphy Mavericks Roll Thru Visiting Rams
Murphy Middle School Mavericks 8th grade A team competed against the Wilson Middle School Rams on Thursday evening in their home opener. After the Mavericks B team won the game against their Wilson counterparts, the A squad took their home court in dominating form.
The Mavericks defense held the Rams scoreless in the first quarter led by the defensive effort of (first name) Cua who clogged up the lane and owned the defensive glass. Behind (first name) Brewington's 6 point effort in the opening frame, the half time the score was 24 -10 with the Mavericks continuing to stay focused on both ends of the court.
The Mavericks held the Rams to 13 total points in the second half while scoring 17 with a solid performance behind the free throw line. Going 11 for 14 down the stretch from the charity stripe punctuated a solid 41 - 23 win for their 4th game of the season.
The 8th Grade Mavericks will face Hendrick Middle at home on Monday January 14th before heading to Schimelphenig for aa away matchup on January 22nd.