Mavericks beat Memorial Parkway
January 13, 2014By Phillip Soliz of Morton Ranch Junior High School
Wednesday, January 8th after coming off of Christmas break the Mavericks faced the Memorial Parkway Eagles in the Morton Ranch JH gym. All three teams finished the night continuing thier winning streak.
The 8th grade “A” Team pounded Memorial Parkway 66-26. Leading the Mavs was Shawn Thomas with 16 points and 4 steals and Melvin Payne with 15 points and 3 steals.
The 8th Grade Gold (B) Maverick Basketball Team defeated Parkway JH by a final score of 51-15. The Mavericks controlled the game the entire time and every player on the team scored at least one basket or more throughout the game. Co-Players of the Game were Elliz Lalic with 8 points and Jerimiah Green with 7 points. Other key players were Kamaru Dorsey with 8 points, Terry Mimms with 5 points, and Mario Vasquez with 4 points.
The C team Mavericks pulled out a close win over the Eagles. After a 13 point lead at the half the Mavericks made critical mistakes that brought the Eagles back in the game. The mighty Mavericks pulled it out with a 41-40 victory at the final seconds of the game. Rashard Blackwell and Adrian DeJesus led the team with 10 and 13 points for the night. Congratulations Mavericks.
The undefeated Mavericks will return to action Monday Jan. 13 as they take on Seven Lakes JH at the Seven Lakes High School Gym. Come out and support your Mavericks to victory.