Manitou basketball girls defeat St. Mary’s Academy

Manitou basketball girls defeat St. Mary's Academy

The Mustangs won their first game this season against the St. Mary’s Academy Wildcats.

The game, which took place Dec. 5, 2012, ended with a final score of 31-14.

Coming after Nov. 29’s disappointing loss against La Junta, this victory was important in setting the team up for a good season.

Photo by Renae Musekamp
The Manitou girls basketball team prepares for their first home game against St. Mary’s Academy.

The game started strongly for the Mustangs, as they ended the first quarter with a seven-point lead. At half-time, the Mustangs were up 20-8.

The team maintained that lead for the remainder of the game, with plenty of help from Senior captain Meghan McGee, who made three 3-pointers during the course of the game.

Photo by Renae Musekamp
Gabby Santos drives the ball down the court.

Senior captain Gabby Santos was pleased with the result of the game. “There was a team improvement, and it’ll be exciting to see where we go from here.”

By Renae Musekamp