Mustangs take out Cardinals to advance in tourney
by Tony McGuire
Last week, the R. W. Combs Lady Mustangs and the Chavies Lady Cardinals hit the hardwood in the 6th grade county tournament. The Lady Mustangs took control early and never looked back as they ended the Lady Cardinals’ season.
The Lady Mustangs were off and running at the opening tap. The Lady Cardinals were unable to keep pace, and quickly fell behind. At the horn, R. W. Combs held the 17-1 lead.
Chavies got on track in the second period, and began to put some points on the board. However, R. W. Combs managed to keep their enthusiasm high, going into the locker room with the 27-7 advantage.
R. W. Combs’ offense continued to drop off in the third quarter, but they managed to keep a firm grip on the lead. Again, the Lady Mustangs managed to add to their lead and went into the final six minutes with the 36-13 lead.
The Lady Mustangs exploded in the fourth quarter, and ended any hopes of a comeback by the Lady Cardinals. R. W. Combs was able to move on in the tournament with the 49-15 win.
R. W. Combs (49) Caudill 4, Cornett 14, Sturgill 8, Beverly 8, Hoskins 2, Branson 5, Kilburn 6 and Sizemore 2.
A. B. Combs (15) Eldridge 6, Turner 5 and Deaton 4.
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