Completing the best run in school history, the Mason Cowgirl basketball team (30-5) competed in the Regional Finals in New Braunfels on Saturday, February 25, falling only one game short of reaching the State Tournament.In order to advance to the Regional Finals, the Cowgirls faced Falls City on Tuesday, February 21st at Boerne High School in a rematch of last year’s Regional Quarterfinal game, but this time the Cowgirls took control, winning the game 68-47. Earning a berth to the Regional Tournament for the first time since 2004, the Cowgirls would play the Flatonia Lady Bulldogs in the Semi-final match up on Friday, February 24. The Cowgirls dominated the game from start to finish winning 64-43, securing a spot in the Regional Finals as one of only eight teams left playing in the state. On Saturday, February 25, the Cowgirls faced the Snook Lady Jays in a very physical, hard-fought game. The score was within two to four points for most of the game before the Lady Jays pulled ahead in the last couple of minutes to win 47-36. The Cowgirls had a terrific season and set a new standard by winning 30 games and by reaching the regional finals for the first time in school history. They put in many hours of practice and gave everything they had. We are very proud of them and their accomplishments… How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls!!!
MASON COWGIRL BASKETBALL
Tuesday Feb. 21 Cowgirls vs. Falls City—Regional Quarterfinals @ Boerne
Mason—16—17—19—16 = 68
FC —19—8—15—5 = 47
Scorers—Amanda Hudson—16, Margaret Lemke—34, Kaitlyn Cavness—4, Star Longoria—11, Caroline Hudson—3.
Rebound Leaders—Amanda Hudson—8, Margaret Lemke—8, Emily Ellebracht—7.
Assist Leaders—Margaret Lemke—4, Amanda Hudson—2, Caroline Hudson—2, Alexa Menchaca—2.
Steal Leaders—Amanda Hudson—4, Star Longoria—2.
Blocked Shots—Margaret Lemke—3, Emily Ellebracht—3, Caroline Hudson—3. Friday Feb. 24 Cowgirls vs. Flatonia—Regional Semi-finals @ NB Canyon
Mason—19—23—18—4 = 64
Flatonia—7—13—11—12 = 43
Scorers—Amanda Hudson—12, Margaret Lemke—26, Kaitlyn Cavness—14, Emily Ellebracht—4, Star Longoria—8.
Rebound Leaders—Amanda Hudson—8, Margaret Lemke—6, Emily Ellebracht—5, Hannah Haley—5.
Assist Leaders—Amanda Hudson—5, Kaitlyn Cavness—4, Margaret Lemke—3.
Steal Leaders—Amanda Hudson—5, Kaitlyn Cavness—3.
Blocked Shots—Emily Ellebracht—3.
Saturday Feb. 25 Cowgirls vs. Snook—Regional Finals @ NB Canyon
Mason—6—11—7—12 = 36
Snook—1—14—13—19 = 47
Scorers—Amanda Hudson—12, Margaret Lemke—12, Kaitlyn Cavness—2, Emily Ellebracht—4, Star Longoria—3, Alexa Menchaca—3.
Rebound Leaders—Amanda Hudson—8, Margaret Lemke—5, Kaitlyn Cavness—5, Emily Ellebracht—4.
Assist Leaders—Margaret Lemke—3, Star Longoria—3.
Steal Leaders—Amanda Hudson—4, Margaret Lemke—2, Star Longoria—2, Alexa Menchaca—2.
Blocked Shots—Emily Ellebracht—2, Margaret Lemke—2.