Thursday, March 22nd

To open December, the Melrose-Mindoro girls’ basketball team would head to Augusta last Friday where they would trample the beavers in an 83-35 win.

The Mustangs would get to 51 points in the first half and then back off in the second to add 32 points to the scoreboard on a 31-of-62 shooting night. The Mustangs would play stout defense holding Augusta to 11-of-29 shooting.

Katie Christopherson would end the night with 23 points on 10-of-18 shooting.

Mesa Byom would have a good night herself as she would add 17 points followed by Erika Simmons with 13, Calette Lockington with 12 and Teagan Frey with 10.

The Mustangs grabbed 29 boards with Byom nabbing seven and Christopherson and Simmons each getting six. Augusta would end the night with 20 rebounds.