Lady Dogs come from behind to beat Mumford on the road
The No. 15 Thorndale Lady Dogs (17-3, 5-0) came from behind to win 46-31 on the road at District 25-2A opponent Mumford on Tuesday night. The Lady Dogs trailed 9-8 after the first quarter and 19-14 at halftime. Thorndale’s adjustments at the break caused them to breakaway and outscore the Lady Mustangs 32-12 in the second half. Madison Smith led all scorers with 14 points on the night, with Savana Taylor adding 10. Elise Biar scored nine points and Kelsey Kovar put up five. Makayla Lafferty and Ashley Pesl recorded four points each. The Lady Dogs picked up league play on Friday after the holiday break. They did so in blow out fashion, with a 60-21 win over Granger at Bulldog Gym. Thorndale led 28-9 at halftime and outscored the Lady Lions 32-12 in the last two quarters. Biar recorded 15 points, seven assists and three rebounds in the win. Madison Smith put up 14 points and seven rebounds and Taylor added eight points, five boards and four deflections. Kiera Rash collected six points, 10 rebounds and three deflections. Landry Laywell scored four points, with Sierra Winkler and Pesl adding three points each. Winkler also grabbed four steals. Ariana Anders and Jacey Paulsen put in two points each. The Lady Dogs will host Milam County rival Milano on Friday and Hearne on Tuesday. Thorndale has an open date on Jan. 18.