HOUSTON, TX---Megan Palmer scored 23 points and Angie Moore added 11 as Cinco Ranch upended Memorial on Tuesday night, 49-39 to improve to 7-2 in District 19-5A play. The Cougars led 13-12 after one period as Palmer scored seven points. The Mustangs hung tough behind five first half three pointers and trailed by just two, 23-21 at intermission. Palmer scored six more points in the third quarter, and the Cinco defense dug in and allowed just three points as the visitors took a 33-24 lead heading into the final quarter. Sydney Thomas scored all 8 of her points in the final period to help stave off a Mustang rally. Thomas knocked down two three-pointers to help ice the victory. Palmer knocked down 10 of 15 shots from the floor. Taylor Williams had four blocked shots, six rebounds, and three assists. Moore had eight rebounds with five of them coming on the offensive end. Shayne Ortiz, Moore, Taylor Williams, and Christy Williams led the way with three assists each. The Cougars will be off on Friday and will travel to Taylor on Tuesday night, with sole possession of 2nd place on the line in 19-5A play.
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