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Yoemen get wins over Mumford, Rogers

The Cameron Yoemen basketball team got two big wins this week. 

They hosted the Mumford Mustangs on Friday. They were victorious, winning 70-66. Up next they went on the road to face the Rogers Eagles for their district opener, and would come out on top, winning 65-56. 

The Yoemen started out fast with a layup by J.W. Hollas (3) to take a quick 7-3 lead. The Yoemen would add on with a three pointer by Connor Barton (15) to make the score 14-5. Cameron increased their lead to 19-10 on a layup by Trayjen Wilcox (12). Rogers then went on a 7-0 run to close the gap to 19-17, which would be the score at the end of the first quarter.

Early in the second quarter, Cameron lost the lead 20-19, but took it right back with a basket by Charlie Mayer (4) to make the score 21-20. That was followed with a fastbreak layup by Wilcox for a 23-20 lead. The Yoemen lead expanded to 28-20, and Cameron went into halftime winning 30-25. 

The third quarter started with a three pointer by Barton to make it a 33-25 lead. Rogers tried to come back but the Yoemen responded with a three point shot by Wilcox to stay ahead 40-33, which would be followed up with another three pointer from Hollas for double digit 43-33 lead. Cameron expanded their lead to 49-36, and ended the third quarter with Cameron ahead 54-36 after a buzzer beating three pointer by Damon Flemings (2).

The Yoemen opened the fourth quarter with a three pointer by Wilcox to take a commanding 57-36 lead. Rogers clawed their way back to tighten the score 60-50. Cameron was able to stop their momentum with a layup by Mayer for a 62-52 lead. The Yoemen went on to win over Rogers 65-56. 

Up next for the Yoemen, they will be competing in the MT Rice tournament located at Waco Midway High School. Information regarding their matchups is yet to be announced. 

The Cameron Herald

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