Lady Wolves battle at Powder River Conference
January 16, 2020
On Friday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Dayton for the Powder River Conference Round Robin. The first game saw the Ladies face off against the Glenrock Herders. It was good for us to play against Glenrock as they are in our region so it was a good opportunity.
The Lady Wolves got off to a slow start, but found some success with their defense and were able to take a 28-12 lead into the half before winning the game, 51-27.
The second game of the day found the Wolves against the Thunder Basin junior varsity girls’ team. Once again, a slow start caused the Wolves to fall behind early and saw Thunder Basin take a 33-19 lead into the half. The Lady Wolves kept battling and were able to get the game to seven points with five minutes to go in the fourth before dropping the game, 71-48.
We got the game to single digits and then had some turnovers and mistakes that we need to clean up, but I was very happy with how we competed, got down and just kept playing.
The last game on Saturday found the Lady Wolves against the Campbell County junior varsity girls. It was a back and forth game with neither team able to pull away through three quarters. The Lady Wolves were able to open it up in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Camels, 21-5 and winning the game, 61-43.
Overall, we have to get better at how we start games and be able to play our game. On a positive note, I thought we were able to play a lot of girls and we played with good effort and energy.
There were times that we got down but we kept battling. That will continue to help us in the long run. Playing good, quality opponents will also help us with getting girls experience and how we deal with specific situations.
The Lady Wolves begin the West River Tournament; we play in Hot Springs, SD on Tuesday and Friday and then at the Ice Arena in Rapid City, SD on Saturday. Come out and support your Moorcroft Wolves!