Last night the 7th grade JV played Louisburg Wildcats after a two week break from games. We struggled getting the rust off from the short break and lost to Louisburg 13-39. Louisburg press gave the Mustangs trouble which made Wheatridge turn the ball over and allowed easy buckets for the Wildcats. Alex Redick lead the team with 5 points. The Mustangs will be back on the court tonight against Spring Hill.
The Mustangs played Louisburg last night in a thrilling one-point game. The Mustangs started fast with an 8-2 run to start the game, but Louisburg came back and was leading at halftime 22-16. The second half was a back and forth game with Louisburg leading most of the way. But with only seconds left in the came Cody Pascarelli hit a three pointed to pull the Mustangs to within one point. After fouling Louisburg and them missing the Free throw, Adam Callahan calmly step into a 15-foot shot and gave the Victory to the Mustangs! Ethan Reynolds lead the way with 11 points, Adam Callahan and Roman Samuels chipped in 7. Cody Pascarelli and Hunter Meyer both scored 5 points each and Dylan Jacobs scored 4. Wow, what a great win and come see us tonight when we play Spring Hill at Wheatridge.
The 8th Grade JV Basketball Team took on Louisburg on Monday after a long layoff. The boys played well, leading most of the game. With less than a minute left the Mustangs had three opportunities to protect the lead but weren’t able to capitalize. The final score was Louisburg 31 Wheatridge 28. Caden Luna led all scorers with 7 points, followed by Nate Bradford’s 6 and Jacob Ducey’s 5. The Mustangs take on Spring Hill today.
The 8th-grade varsity basketball team traveled to Louisburg last night to take on the Wildcats. The first half was back and forth almost the entire way until WMS went on a 6-0 run in the final minute to take a 10 point half time lead. Wheatridge built on their lead in the second half to defeat LMS. The Mustangs were led by Teven McKelvey with 24 points and Preston Rohr added 10. The Mustangs are back in action tonight at Spring Hill.
Final Score: Mustangs 46 Wildcats 33