out the kinks
twice in non-conference action
River girls’ basketball team is working out the kinks of its new run
and gun style.
(1-2) suffered a pair of losses in non-conference action against Arco
and Valley of Hazleton last week.
are getting into foul trouble, which allows three things," coach
Brent Carnduff remarked.
it hurts our rotation. Two, it allows the other team free shots. Three,
it allows the other team to rest."
But it is
nothing Carnduff did not expect when implementing the new system and he
expects the dividends to be apparent soon.
can run and we can shoot. The girls play hard and we have a lot of kids
that can score. We do that well. We just have to figure out how to play
without fouling," he said.
played a big part in Wood River’s 75-71 loss in overtime to Butte
County of Arco last Wednesday.
on their homecourt, the Pirates sunk 27-of-38 free throws and blocked a
shot with six seconds remaining to defeat the Wolverines.
Natalie Green had a huge night with 30 points. Tiffany Wheeler scored 9
points. Emily Smith and Syringa Stark tallied 8 points apiece. Also—Kelly
Haisley 5, Martina Clauss 4, Liz Rippon 3, Dawn Bird 2, Jessica King 2.
River was stellar from the charity stripe, dropping in 17-of-21 attempts
for an .809 average.
nights later at Valley, the Vikings rallied from a two-point deficit at
halftime to win 67-51 and remain undefeated.
tried to slow things down in the third quarter and we lost our edge a
little bit," Carnduff said.
Smith scored 12 points. Haisley 8, Rippon 6, King 6, Wheeler 5, Green 4,
Clauss 4, Stark 4, Alexa Alberdi 2,
played its first home game of the season against Dietrich last night,
Tuesday, Nov. 26, and entertains Wendell on Dec. 3.