Wood River wins
home opener against Wendell
Express Sports Writer
starting off on the right foot.
home opener was a successful one. The Wolverines knocked off the Wendell
Trojans 69-22 in Hailey Friday.
Laurel Williams drives for the hoop against Wendell Friday night. The
Wolverines won the game, 69-22.
very satisfied with the start we had," coach Brent Carnduff said.
"The girls showed a lot of intensity. They made a lot of good
decisions and that usually doesnít happen in the first game."
top scorer in the last two seasons, Laurel Williams, looked to make it
three years in a row with a 24-point performance. Williams sunk four
three-pointers and was 4-for-5 from the field and 4-for-5 from the free
center Kristine Hilt chipped in 21 points. Also finding the bottom of the
bucket were Kelly Haisley with 8 points. Natalie Green scored 7, Jessica
King 4, Amanda Engel 2, Emily Smith 2 and Tara Rushton 1.
the girls came out and played well," Carnduff said. "They were
very aggressive and played hard."
outscored Wendell 14-0 in the first quarter and held a 32-11 advantage at
a huge number of points. We even made some adjustments after we got ahead,
but everything fell," Carnduff said.
season, the most points the Wolverines scored in a game were 53 in a loss
(1-0) will play back-to-back non-conference games on the road, traveling
to Carey Thursday and Valley of Hazleton Friday. The Wolverines are home
to the Carey Panthers on Tuesday, Nov. 20.