8th grade teams beats Cinco
December 9, 2013By Phillip Soliz of Morton Ranch Junior High School
The 8th grade Boys “A” team put on a dominating performance last week and clobbered the Cinco Ranch Coyotes 67-28. The Mavs jumped on the Coyotes early with some suffocating defense led by Shawn Thomas with 8 steals, 8 points and tough man to man defense . The score was 24-4 in the first quarter and the rout was on! Leading the charge on offense was Edmond Thomas with 20 points, 4 steals and 6 rebounds. Also chipping in was Jamal Bienemy with 12 points and 8 assist and CJ Washington with 10 points and 7 rebounds.
Gold (B) Basketball Team vs Cinco Ranch
The 8th Grade Gold Basketball Team defeated Cinco Ranch JH Monday night by a final score of 32-25. The Mavericks were down 10 points late in the second quarter but rallied back in the second half for the victory. Player of the Game was Kamaru Dorsey leading the way with 11 points. Other high scorers were Jerimiah Green with 7 points and Brian Smith and Dallas Ross both with 4 points each. Key contributors on defense were Mario Vasquez, Dallas Ross, and Elliz Lalic contributing multiples steals and rebounds.
Maverick C team beat Cinco Ranch 41-16.
The 8th Grade C team started the game on fire giving a Mavericks a comfortable lead that would carry them through the rest of the game. Making steals left and right from their agressive defense.
Offensive Player of the game was Adrian DeJesus leading team with 17 points.
Defensive player of the game was Jakob Martinez.
The Mavs will look to continue their winning ways next week as the battle the Beckendorf Bears on the road and host the "A" team midseason Tournament Thursday & Friday here at the Ranch. Go Mavs!!!!!