Thursday, May 5, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoReward! Trooper, gray and white male cat is missing from C.R. 429, Stockdale, he might have been accidentally transported off, missing since 11/13/2015. Call 512-629-2005.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoFound: Australian shepherd heeler mix, approx 3 years old, near Lake Calaveras, call 210-878-5075
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Landscape Forman needed: Must have own transportation. Have knowledge decks, ponds, waterfalls, irrigation Call 830-534-2903
Part-time position, unique opportunity for someone to learn the swimming pool business, must have own transportation. Call Beverly, 210-382-4674.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Sports


Lady Mustangs’ fourth-quarter effort lifts team over Lady Brahmas




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
December 19, 2012 | 1,083 views | Post a comment

STOCKDALE -- It’s always a good game when the teams from Stockdale and Nixon-Smiley get together, but when they both happen to be state-ranked, it becomes all the better. This was the case in Stockdale last Tuesday as the Lady Mustang basketball team made the short drive up U.S. 87 to take on the Lady Brahmas in their first district game of the season.

Led by junior post Savanna Martinez, the Lady Mustangs jumped out well in the beginning of the game, scoring 18 first-period points, while holding the Lady Brahmas to 11. The 7-point lead was nice, but it didn’t stay that way for long.

With a spirited crowd at their side, the Stockdale Lady Brahmas made some adjustments and thundered back during the second stanza. Senior guard Makaley Perez helped guide the team to 13 second-period points, while holding Nixon-Smiley to just 7. As the two teams headed for the locker rooms, it was a 1-point game, with the Lady Mustangs on top, 25-24.

After a short halftime, the teams returned to the floor, and Stockdale picked up right where it left off. The Lady Brahmas held the Lady Mustangs to 8 points, while scoring 12 of their own to take a 36-33 lead into the final eight minutes of play.

Nixon-Smiley was far from finished, though, and the Lady Mustangs came galloping back in the fourth. Martinez, Kelby Henderson, and the others turned up the heat, scoring 19 points against the Lady Brahmas. At the same time, Stockdale was held to 11 points, and fell a little behind the visiting team from Nixon-Smiley. When the final buzzer sounded, it was the Lady Mustangs celebrating a victory, 52-47.

“Both of these teams are really good, and it showed,” said one Stockdale fan in attendance. “We’ll be looking for a little payback when we play them again.”

The rematch will be played Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Nixon. Until then, the teams will continue with their District 28-2A schedule, as well as several non-district games. District 28-2A is one of the most competitive districts in the state, and also includes Poth, Karnes City, Schulenburg, Luling, and Hallettsville.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Sports Archives


WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Allstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.