Early last week, the R. W. Combs Mustangs and the Buckhorn Lady Wildcats tangled on the hardwood in the opening round of the 6th grade county tournament. The Lady Mustangs hit the floor running, and never looked back as they rode past the Lady Wildcats 48-9.
The Lady Mustangs threw a shutout in the first period, posting a 26-0 lead. R. W. Combs went deep into their bench for the next frame, and came away with a 32-2 halftime advantage.
R. W. Combs kept their bench on the floor in the second half, and continued to outpace Buckhorn. They finished the third period with a 40-5 lead, and ended the game 48-9 to advance.
R. W. Combs (48) Hoskins 12, Fannin 10, Proffitt 8, Brown 2, Gibson 2, Beverly 8, Williams 4 and Anderson 2.
Buckhorn (9) Butler 3, Miller 2, Hensley 2 and Bush 2.
Tony McGuire can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org