The West Orange-Stark Mustangs nabbed their first District 21-3A win of the season by downing the Bridge City Cardinals 47-37 at Mustang Gym Friday night.

The Bridge City Cardinals (9-11, 2-3) bounced back from a 22-16 halftime deficit to grab a 32-31 edge heading into the fourth quarter. But the Mustangs (6-16, 1-4) defense remained defiant.

Mustang senior Ronnie Dennis led the Mustangs with 13 points and eight rebounds. Guard Marquest Watson posted 12 points and and five rebounds. Donovan Crochett scored eight points  Donald Brown hit for five points and a team-high 10 rebounds.

Cardinal guard Jason Clark led the Cardinal in scoring with 12 points and six rebounds. Post Corey Smith tallied seven points and grabbed nine rebounds. Adam Sanchez contributed seven points and six rebounds. Jaden Dillon contributed 10 rebounds for the Cardinals.

WO-S will look for its second Dist. 21-3A win when they play host to Hamshire-Fannett (1-19, 0-5) Tuesday. The Cardinals will take on third-ranked Hardin-Jefferson (23-3, 5-0).

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