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Last Friday, the varsity girls basketball travelled to Elkhart to compete. After losing to Elkhart at the championship game for the High Plains League Tournament, they wanted to dig deep and pick up a win on Elkhart’s home court. At half time it was a tied ball game, with a score of 20-20. Neck and neck throughout the whole game, the girls lost 36-38. Coach Fyler commented, “It was a hard fought game. Both teams played extremely hard and showed up ready to play. However, we are finding out the hard way that it is difficult to win games with twenty plus turnovers and shooting less than 50% from the free throw line. I expect us to bounce back from this and find our shot again in the upcoming games.” 

It was a close game throughout all four quarters and neither team backed down. Senior Carly Kullot said, “Elkhart is a physical team but we always play through it and play our game. The games are always close and it brings our intensity up throughout the game.” 

Margo Stum, senior, was a leading scorer for the night with nine points and a total of seventeen rebounds. “Our team plays really well when we share the ball, have ball movement and when we have fun on the court. Some things our team could work on is talking more to one another to know matchups and when they need help but also where the other team’s best player is. I feel confident about the games ahead of us to end the season. We just need to keep working hard and getting better at every practice and game. It should pay off in the end,” stated Margo Stum. 

The Lady Bulldogs  picked up another win against Greeley County, 61-29. Their overall record is now 11-5.

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