X
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

1-29 Winter Roundup

By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
Mullen boys hoops thisclase in 66-64 loss; wrestlers, behind O'Blia and Valdez-Lemos, grab 3rd at Bear Creek tourney; ice hockey falls on road in Colorado Springs.

Trailing by 13 points early in the fourth quarter, Mullen rallied but never quite got past Grandview in losing 66-64 on Saturday in the Centennial League.

A sixth consecutive setback has the Mustangs at 6-11 overall, 1-7 in league.

Generally, it was close throughout as the Mustangs came alive in the final minutes. However, they missed numerous opportunities to tie or take the lead as turnovers and missed free throws (10 for the game) kept them chasing.

Mullen also rebounded after a missed free throw by Grandview (5-12, 3-5) in the final seconds, but was unable to squeeze off a shot.

“We had our chances,” Mustangs head coach Bob Caton said. “But it is what it is … we’ll be back at it.”

Josh Lopez (14 points), Micah Leslie (10), Ethan Heffern (nine) and Hunter Lay (eight) headed Mullen scoring.
 
GRANDVIEW 66, MULLEN 64

Grandview  16  17  20  13  –  66

Mullen   12  17  16  19  –  64

Grandview – Onyenwere 9 5-6 23, Rullo 2 0-3 4, Anderson 4 0-0 12, Kibbee 3 1-2 7, Bilotta 6 0-1 18, Riddick 0 0-0 0, Henning 1 0-0 2, Elliott 0 0-0 0. Totals 25 6-12 66.

Mullen – J. Leslie 2 0-2 5, Lopez 2 9-11 14, Smith 0 0-0 0, M. Leslie 4 3-3 10, Lay 3 2-3 8, Heffern 3 2-5 9, Diasselliss 1 1-3 4, Jerez 1 0-0 2, Roth 3 0-0 9, Brendle 1 0-0 3. Totals 20 16-26 64.

3-pt. goals – Bilotta 6, Anderson 4; Roth 3, Brendle, Diasselliss, Heffern, J. Leslie, Lopez. .
 
Wrestling

Behind weight-class champions Dale O’Blia (106 pounds) and Kaleb Valdez-Lemos (170), Mullen finished in third place in the Bear Creek Invitational in Lakewood.

O’Blia, the defending 3A 106 champion, upped his season mark to 35-0 with four pins – three in the first period – and a technical fall in the finale.

Valdez-Lemos improved to 34-3 with two pins among his victories.

In addition, Noah Linares (32-6) was runner-up at 132; Adam Domenico (4-1) third at 145; Gilbert Antillon (28-10) fourth at 113 and Oliver Scelza (9-6) fourth at 182; Ami Hall (4-5) fifth at 220; Cayden Robbins (16-13) seventh at 120; and Colin Hart (2-8) eighth at 152.

The Mustangs earned 97.5 team points. Pomona (267.5) was first and Bear Creek (125.5) second.
 
Ice Hockey

In Colorado Springs, the Mustangs lost 6-2 to host Palmer at World ice Arena.

Mullen is 1-10.

The Mustangs trailed only 3-2 after two periods before being hit for two even-strength goals and an empty-netter.

Leo Mansfield and Lommen Ragsdale scored for Mullen. Mansfield, Carter Hill, Ciaran Dooley and Jake Truell had assists as Mullen supplied some pressure with 39 shots.

Will Dobson turned in 39 saves.
 
PALMER 6, MULLEN 2

Mullen  0  2  0  --  2

Palmer  1  2  3  -- 6

Mullen goals – Leo Mansfield, Lommen Ragsdale.

Mullen assists – Carter Hill, Ciaran Dooley, Leo Mansfield, Jake Truell.

Mullen saves – Will Dobson 39.

Shots – Mullen 14-15-10  --  39; Palmer 9-16-20  --  45.

Power plays – Mullen 1-for-3; Palmer 2-for-3.

Penalties – Mullen 8 minutes on 3 infractions; Palmer 8 minutes on 5 infractions.
 
Back