Hoop Madness Team of the Week: Sands Lady Mustangs

Published: Mar. 6, 2022 at 9:38 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Sands Lady Mustangs are the eighth KCBD Hoop Madness Team of the Week for the 2022 season.

In their 1-A State Championship matchup against Robert Lee, the Lady Mustangs beat the Lady Steers 60-33 to claim the school’s first-ever Texas UIL 1-A girls’ basketball title.

Over the two-game state tournament in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Sands relied on their defense to lead them to the title forcing over 70 turnovers in the games. That includes 32 turnovers the Lady Mustangs forced in their semi-finals 56-29 win over Huckabay.

With the end of this season, Sands will lose five seniors to graduation but will return two key juniors, including the MVP of the State Tournament, Elysa Martinez.

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