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Mon
13
Feb

Lady Stangs bury LBJ with big defense

Aubree Adams scored 14 points including big third quarter.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Marble Falls rocked the gym Monday night taking a 62-28 victory over the LBJ Jaguars at Lake Travis High School to win their first playoff basketball game since 2011.

Everyone contributed in this one with all 12 players scoring led by standout games from Aubree Adams with 14 points and Aspen Woerner with 10 points.

Marble Falls took the game over late in the first quarter and dominated with its defense and inside muscle.

Adams had a huge third quarter with 10 points and scored off great passes from Molly Myrick.

“This is really big for us for what we’ve been through,’’ guard Tiffany Dunavant said.

Marble Falls advances to play the winner of Tuesday’s  battle between Richmond Foster and San Antonio Sam Houston.

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Fri
10
Feb

Faith Academy plays for district title

Addison Floyd drives for Lady Flames

 Faith Academy won last night and are now playing for the DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP tonight against Brentwood in the San Marcos Academy gym. Game time is 7:30.  Brentwood is the #8 ranked team in the state and presents a solid challenge with their size. The San Marcos Academy facility is really nice and is located at 2801 R.R. 12 in San Marcos 78666.

Wed
08
Feb

Lady Stangs soccer wins

Stangs defeat Seguin for first win. 

From staff reports

The Lady Mustangs played an outstanding game Tuesday against the Seguin Matadors, earning a 5-0 victory at Mustang Stadium.

It was a complete team effort from start to finish to give the Lady Stangs their first district victory of the season.

Marley Colbert scored two goals from the outside midfield position after a tweak in the lineup, while Mayra Navarro, Jessica De la Hoya and Skyler Noack added the remaining three goals.  Assists were provided by Skyler Noack and Meghan Matcek.

 Alissa Collazo and Maribel Enriquez anchored the defense by pressuring attackers and doing an excellent job of shielding the Matador attack.

 Marble Falls plays at Lockhart Friday.

Wed
08
Feb

Mustangs play LBJ

Marble Falls pl;ays LBJ Monday the the playoffs.

The Marble Falls Lady Mustangs (23-10, 11-3) will play the LBJ Lady Jaguars in the second game of a bi-district doubleheader Monday at Lake Travis High School.

The Marble Falls game tips off at 7:30 p.m. or 30 minutes after the completion of the 6 p.m. game.

Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for students and available at the gate.

Tue
07
Feb

Title on line Thursday

From staff reports

The Marble Falls eighth grade A team will face the Burnet Bulldogs Thursday with the district championship on the line.

Last week the eighth grade A team beat the Fredericksburg Billies for the fourth time this season and completed the sweep. The Mustangs came out hot and jumped to a big lead early. Tate Deering led the way for the Mustangs with a dominating offense and defensive performance scoring 25 points and accumulating eight steals in a 58-37 victory.

Cody Wilson also had a good game with 17 points. Defensive standouts were Andrew Rodriguez, Mason Neill and Luke Nail.

Everyone on the team gave excellent effort and contributed to this impressive win.

The boys seventh grade Purple team fought hard all night and beat the Billies, 44-34.

Tue
07
Feb

Lady Stangs play Seguin in soccer

De La Hoya is one of top scorers.

On Friday,  the Marble Falls battlled extremely hard against a salty Kerrville Tivy squad in an excellent match.  They result was 0-0 in the end, but the play of the Lady Mustangs was a drastic improvement from last Tuesday against Boerne Champion.  Junior goalie Bailee Jordan did an excellent job being a wall against the very fast and talented Tivy forwards.  Excellent passing and possession in the 2nd half was provided in large part from sophomore midfielder Jessica De la Hoya and senior midfielder Skyler Noack.  Mayra Navarro did an excellent job pressuring and challenging Tivy’s defenders all night long.

Tue
07
Feb

Mustangs play Dripping Springs tonight

The Lady Stangs take on Dripping Springs tonight.

Marble Falls plays Drip;ping Springs tonight with a chance to take the No. 1 seed in District 26-5A. If Marble Falls win,, the girls will finish no worse than tied for the district title. If Tivy loes the Lady Stangs will finish as the No. 1 seed with a victory. At worse the Lady Flames finish second.

Tue
07
Feb

Faith earns top seed

Faith Academy earns top seed

Faith Academy earned the No. 1 seed from the TAPPS Class 4, District 4 tournament after sweeping the district unbeaten.

Faith Academy defeated San Juan Diego on Friday 66-20, with Blair Hattie scoring 20 points and Addison Floyd 16 points.

Eight Lady Flames scored in the team’s 29th win of the season.

Faith Academy went 7-0 in the round robin part of our district tournament and will draw a bye in the first round. Faith Academy will plays the winner of John Paul II-Boerne Geneva in the Lady Flames first game.

Here is now the seeding goes: 1 vs.8 and 4 vs.5 are on Faith Academy’s half of the bracket and 2 vs.7 and 3 vs. 6 on the other half. Faith Academy will play Thursday in the San Marcos Academy Gym. Time has not been determined. Then the Tournament Championship and third place will be played on Friday night also at San Marcos Academy.

Thu
02
Feb

Dooley signs with Midwestern State

Mark Goodson/The Highlander

Heath Dooley and immediate family members pose at his signing on Wednesday. Teh fieldhouse was fillled with family, coaches and frieds of Dooley. 

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Heath Dooley, a three-year- starter at linebacker for the Mustangs, will carry his talents to Wichita Falls where he will play for Midwestern State University of the Lone Star Conference. Dooley signed on Wednesday's National Signing date.

Dooley was the only Mustang to sign on the first day of signing.

Dooley will play only football at Midwestern State. 

He will be a member of  the Mustangs baseball team this spring. He'll play first base and pitch for the Mustangs.

The Marble Falls fieldhouse was fillled with family, friends and teammates on Wednesday.

 

Thu
02
Feb

Crockett-LBJ face off Tuesday

Marble Falls Senior Night will be Tuesday against Dripping Springs.

The Marble Falls Lady Mustangs are currently in second place in District 26-5A and would face the no. 3 seed in District 25-5A in the bi-district round of the girls playoffs. The four teams fro District 25-5A will be No. 1 Austin High, LBJ and Crockett are scdond and third and play each other Tuesday, Lanier will be the No. 4 seed. Kerrville Tivy, Marble Falls, Seguin and Dripping Springs will be the 26-5A representatives.

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