Lady Mustangs close in on playoff berth

Aubree Adams has been a solid scorer, rebounder and ball handler for the Lady Stangs.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

The Marble Falls girls’ basketball team will face off with Kerrville Tivy Friday for sole possession of the District 26-5A lead.

Both teams come into the game with 9-1 district marks while Seguin and Dripping Springs hold down third and fourth place, respectively.

Marble Falls’ 57-47 win over Boerne Champion on Tuesday night on the road knocked Boerne Champion into fifth place, a game back of one of the four playoff spots.

Boerne Champion is 5-5 in district and must win out to keep any type of playoff hopes alive.

The winner of the Marble Falls-Kerrville Tivy game will clinch a playoff spot and will be the favorite to win the district title.

The Lady Mustangs face three playoff contenders among their final four games.

The remaining schedule for the 21-8 Lady Stangs is at Kerrville Tivy on Friday the face Seguin Jan. 31 at Marble Falls, at Lockhart on Feb. 3 and close with Dripping Springs at Marble Falls Feb. 7.

The Marble Falls boys played a solid game against District 26-5A leader Boerne Champion on Tuesday night, but faded down the stretch in a 54-43 loss at Max Copeland Gymnasium.

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