Posted On: 02/12/20 11:27 PM

The Highlands Ranch Falcons (15-4, 7-0) held steady atop the Continental League following Tuesday night's impressive 67-24 victory against the Ponderosa Mustangs (15-6, 5-3). The Falcons controlled the tempo of the game from start to finish on both ends of the court Tuesday. Ponderosa, despite the loss, played well as a team but came up short.

Here are three takeaways from the game at Highlands Ranch.

Payton Muma deserves her spot as the number one 2021 guard

Highlands Ranch junior Payton Muma (1) looks down court

Historically, the Falcons run a tough team to beat. Highlands Ranch has been able to ride the success of phenomenal guard play leading to high-percentage chances. This trend continues with Muma at the helm.

As a shoot-first guard, Muma keeps her eyes down the court. She has quick feet to go along with her equally as quick hands helping give her the space she needs to finish. Running an up-tempo offense can be tiring, but Muma doesn't show any signs of wearing down.

Muma finished her night with a game-high 24 points. Although she led all scorers, she is a guard by nature and provides opportunities for her teammates

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