Written by Al Stover
The Wolf Point eighth-grade girls’ basketball team played in the jamboree hosted at Wolf Point, Nov. 9.
In the first game, the Wolves played the Glasgow Scotties. Both teams played a close game until Glasgow slipped into the lead. The Lady Wolves were able to tie the score at the end of the second half. After double overtime, the Scotties defeated the Wolves, 32-30.
Jaki Harada, Sierra Summers and Savannah Wozniak each scored eight points. Ayanna Archdale made two points.
Gillian Medicine Cloud, who scored four points, was picked as the top offensive player of the game for Wolf Point. Harada, Summers and Archdale were selected as the top defensive players of the game.
Coach Melissa Cromwell noted the team had foul trouble early in the game, but played a great overall defensive game. She was also pleased with the team stepping up and playing well under the boards.
In the second game, an exhausted Wolf Point played the Plentywood Lady Wildcats. After two halves, Plentywood defeated Wolf Point, 24-21.
Summers scored in the double digits with 10 points, Harada made four while Medicine Cloud scored three. Archdale and Wozniak scored two each.
Summers was picked as the Wolves’ top offensive player of the game.
Summers, Harada and Wozniak were all voted the top defensive players.
Cromwell noted the Wolves were able to gain some offense later in the game, but fell short.
The eighth-grade Wolves will next play at the jamboree hosted by Frontier, at Wolf Point, Nov. 16.