Smith leads Lady Mustangs to win


The Lady Mustangs racked up another big district win over Palestine last week, bringing their overall record to 20-10.

Junior point guard Tra’Dayja Smith led in scoring with 11 points and contributed four assists, two rebounds and 11 steals. Junior Lexi Leveston added nine points, two assists and eight rebounds.

The Lady Wildcats were no match for Madisonville, scoring single digits in three of the four quarters, with just one point in the third. They mounted a comeback toward the end of the game, however, and scored 17 points in the final quarter. The Lady Mustangs pulled out the win, 55-30.

The Lady Mustangs traveled to Fairfield on Tuesday for their final game in the regular season.

Feb. 2 vs. Palestine

Mville 13 19 16 7 -55

Palestine 4 8 1 17 -30

Individual leaders

Points: Tra’Dayja Smith 11; Lexi Leveston 9; Latayvia Byrd 7; Zanavia Manning 6; Kaylee Reynolds 6; Kassi Flores 6; Shakayla Burns 4; Kacelyn Jarrell 4; Tyana Brown 2.

Rebounds: Tra’Dayja Smith 2; Lexi Leveston 6; Latayvia Byrd 2; Zanavia Manning 7; Kaylee Reynolds 4; Shakayla Burns 3.

Assists: Tra’Dayja Smith 4; Lexi Leveston 2; Latayvia Byrd 1; Zanavia Manning 7; Tyana Brown 1.