Ladies overpower Shepherd Pirates


The Lady Mustangs had a strong showing against Shepherd on Jan. 5, taking an early lead and holding it throughout the game.

Madisonville ended up taking the game 50-18.

The girls hosted Mexia on Tuesday and will travel to Palestine on Friday.

The Lady Mustangs are raising money through a gofundme account for a trip to compete in a tournament in Orlando in December. The money raised will be used for tournament fees, transportation, food and lodging, according to the Web page at

“This will be a first for our program and a life-changing experience for most of our athletes,” Head Coach Shana Taylor said. “These gifted athletes get it done on the court and in the classroom as the majority of the team garner academic all-district awards each year, not to mention our team captain (Tyana Brown) is No. 1 in her class.”