The Runge Lady Jackets clinched a playoff berth with a convincing win over Waelder 57-17. The girls ran out to a 20-4 1st quarter lead and never looked back. They led 35-11 at halftime. This is the 8th consecutive year that the Lady Jackets have made the playoffs. Runge connected on 8 3 ptrs. for the game. They have made 17 3’s in the last two games. Scoring went as follows: Yvette Ramirez 16, Jeanette Ramirez 12, Emily Molina 9, Kalyn Janssen 8, Alaina Alvarez 6, Valerie Mejia 4, and Alixx Phillips 2.
The Lady Jackets traveled to Waelder Jan. 24 and defeated the Prairie Lea Arrows 54-33.
After trailing 12-7 after the 1st period, the girls responded by outscoring their opponents 40-11 in the next 2 periods.
The Lady Jackets were led in scoring by Kalyn Janssen with 18 pts., Yvette Ramirez with 13, Emily Molina 11, Amanda Castaneda 6, and Jeanette Ramirez 6.
With the wins, the Lady Jackets improved their record to 13-13 overall and 5-2 in district play.