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SHS Varsity Basketball

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The Girls Varsity Basketball competed in Tribune on Tuesday the 11th. They put together yet another four solid quarters.  They came out ready to play and it showed. At the end of the first quarter the score was 18-7. As the game continued to go on the girls never let up leading into the third quarter with a score of 31-11.

Coach Fyler stated, “We had a good team win tonight. The seniors were leaders for us and set the tone on how we wanted to play. We are learning from each game and finding ways to get better.”   

The Bulldogs three seniors were our top scorers and rebounders! Areia Bustillos had seventeen points and five rebounds, Margo Stum had sixteen points and six rebounds, and Carly Kullot had a total of twelve points and four rebounds.

On Friday the Girls Varsity Basketball went up against Sublette on their home court, for their homecoming. As the girls continue to move toward Sub-State picking up wins is crucial and exciting. The girls quickly found their momentum to be able to put together yet another full solid game. They outscored Sublette every single quarter, the first quarter it was only a three point game with a score of 11-8. At half time the score was 24- 19, slowly taking the lead. Heading into the fourth quarter the girls pulled farther away to make the score 37-28. They finished off the game with a score of 50-34, a great solid win!! After talking to, junior, Kate Riley she commented, “I think we played really well together. We had a rough start but quickly picked it up and were able to put four solid quarters together. It was a good team win.”  They picked up their game and played solid on both ends of the court. They had a fifty-eight free throw percentage, two charges, many steals, and made shots to put together a solid game. Areia Bustillos, senior,  led the team with a total of eight rebounds, Margo Stum, senior, led the team with a total of seven steals and leading scorer with seventeen points. “Subelette played hard and made us work on defense. They made some tough shots. Our girls executed the game plan and although we did not shoot well from threes, we finished layups and mid-range shots like we needed to,” commented Head Coach Fyler. The girls have continued to pick up solid team wins and hope it continues heading towards sub-state. Their overall record is 12-5 and their league record is 3-3.

The Varsity Boys competed against Sublette on Friday the 14th. The boys started off slow but picked it up toward the end. The first quarter had a score of 8-2. Sublette’s leading scorer only had a total of six points compared to our top scorers, senior, Damian Ramirez with a total of eleven points along with Kyler Keller, freshman, with eleven points. Although it was intense throughout the whole game the boys came out on top to pick up a win!

Cody Doze, senior, commented, “It was a really slow moving game but we played tough defense and that led to our offense coming through in the second half.”

At half time they picked up the game to a score of 17-7. Shooting free throws off a technical from Sublette at the end of the third, the score was 30-14. With three minutes and thirty seconds left in the fourth they had a lead of 43-16. The players continued to work hard on both ends and ended the game with a score of 51-22. Picking up another win makes the Bulldogs record 13-4. 

Photo by Krista Norton

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