Mustang’s girls and boys basketball teams were swept Tuesday, the teams’ second straight road trip to open the season
No. 19 Mustang held tough with No. 16 Edmond Memorial Tuesday, however fell 47-42 for the team’s second straight loss to open the season.
The Broncos got off to a slow start, scoring just five points in the first quarter and eight in the second. CurTiera Haywood (So.) scored seven of the team’s points along with four from Ellise Foreman (So.) and two from Jaycee Freshour (Fr.).
Edmond Memorial controlled an 18-13 lead heading into halftime however Mustang closed the gap in the third quarter.
The Broncos outscored the Bulldogs 16-13 in the third. Abby Niehues (Sr.) led the way with six points while Mia Brown (Jr.) scored four. Foreman and Logan Haller (Sr.) combined for six points as well before Memorial took control once again down the stretch.
The Bulldogs closed the game out with a 16-13 run of their own. Haywood and Foreman combined for 10 points while Brown drilled a three, but it wasn’t enough as Memorial pulled out the win.
Haywood and Foreman led Mustang with 12 points apiece. Brown scored seven, Niehues scored six and Haller and Freshour combined for five.
No. 14 Mustang controlled a 32-29 lead after three quarter but couldn’t hold on, falling to No. 15 Edmond Memorial Tuesday in Edmond.
The Broncos (1-1) and Bulldogs (1-2) played a low-scoring first half as Memorial entered the break with a 19-18 lead.
Quantrell Jackson led the way for Mustang with 10 points in the first 16 minutes, all coming in the third on two made three-pointers and a pair of deuces. Diego Gray chipped in five points as well before the Broncos grabbed the lead in the third quarter.
Phil Baker scored six of his seven points in the third while Zalek Sharp chipped in a pair of buckets to give the Broncos a three-point lead heading down the stretch. Gray and Kyle Coquillette combined for four points as well, however Mustang couldn’t hold on as Memorial exploded in the final eight minutes.
The Bulldogs dominated at the free-throw line in the fourth, converting 11 of 13 attempts and combined with three field goals Memorial was able to squeeze out the victory. Kamron Evans hit seven from the line and a deuce to lead the Bulldogs down the stretch.
Mustang hit just three shots in the fourth, including a pair of threes from Gray and Colquillette and a deuece from Sharp. Gray finished with 10 points, Sharp finished with eight and Colquillette finished with five.