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Dibrell pulls away in final two minutes
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It was a scrappy struggle from start to finish when the Dibrell Lady Wildcats made the trip to Irving College on Monday night.The difference came in the final two minutes when Dibrell scored the last seven points to earn a 36-26 victory in 7-8 grade basketball.Marlee Smith led Dibrell with 15 points, while Jordan Bess countered with 10 for Irving College.The win keeps Dibrell unbeaten at 6-0. Upset-minded Irving College falls to 2-5.The game was a full-court slugfest with Dibrell threatening to pull away several times in the second half. But each time the Lady Wildcats would push the lead to five or seven points, Irving College would fight right back.When Lady Tiger Kelsey Mullican drained a long jumper, it cut the Dibrell lead to 29-26 at the two-minute mark.But Dibrell kept its poise down the stretch.