The Hoxie Lady Mustangs held off a second-half charge by Manila to record a 41-36 victory over the Lady Lions and remain undefeated in 3A-3 conference play.

Hoxie led 14-4 at the end of the first quarter and 30-16 at the intermission. Manila played a strong third quarter, outscoring the Lady Mustangs 12-1 to trail by only 31-28 entering the final period. Hoxie outscored the Lady Lions 10-8 in the fourth quarter to preserve the win.

Jaecie Brown led Hoxie with 15 points, while Jaedyn Brown added 13.

Hoxie won the junior girls game 39-16. Baily Prater scored 19 points, and Olivia Compton added 14 for the junior Lady Mustangs.

Rivercrest

The Lady Mustangs had an easier time on Jan. 18, routing the Rivercrest Lady Colts 81-25 at Mustang Gym.

Jaedyn Brown finished with 27 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and six steals. Jaecie Brown recorded a triple double with 26 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and five steals. Chloe Prater added 21 points for the Lady Mustangs.

Hoxie’s junior high girls defeated Rivercrest 61-4.

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