MIDLOTHIAN — Midlothian Heritage High School's junior varsity girls basketball team started its season on the right foot, beating visiting Dublin High School 34-14 on Friday at MHHS Gymnasium.
The (2-1) Jaguars ability to outshoot and outrebound Dublin, holding the (0-2) Lady Lions to 6-for-26 shooting on two-point field goals (23 percent) and 0-for-6 (0 percent) from behind the three-point line.
Led by Emily Wood (7 rebs), Kelsey Carpenter (6 rebs), Gabby Stripling (6 rebs) and Danielle Wallace (5 rebs), Midlothian Heritage pulled down a game-high 38 rebounds. Wallace, who finished with 4-for-7 field goal shooting, and Stripling, who hit a three-pointer in the fourth quarter, were the Jaguars leading scorers.
Wallace scored 10 points and Stripling closed the win with a 9-point outing and three steals.
Stripling (3 stls) wasn't the only player to record multiple steals, though. Alexis DeShane and Lyla and Savanna Wyrick all had two or more steals in 24 minutes of high school basketball.
Carpenter and Kara Mahoney each had a block.
The Jaguars were scheduled to play Azle High School at 10:30 a.m at MHHS Gymnasium.