Written by Al Stover
The Wolf Point eighth-grade girls’ basketball team played in the jamboree hosted by Frontier at Wolf Point, Nov. 9.
In the first game, the Wolves played Plentywood Wildcats; the Lady Cats defeated the Wolves, 26-20.
Sierra Summers, who was picked as the top offensive and defensive player of the game, scored nine points. Gillian Medicine Cloud scored five points, Jaki Harada made four and Savannah Wozniak scored two.
Coach Melissa Cromwell said the Wolves were hoping to finish with a win, but they had trouble offensively in the first quarter and struggled to catch up in points in the second quarter. She mentioned the team played well defensively in the second half.
In the second game, the Wolves played the Frontier Mustangs in their first meeting of the season. After two quarters, the Mustangs defeated the Wolves, 33-19.
Ayanna Archdale, who was picked as the offensive player of the game, scored six points. Harada and Summers each scored four points, Wozniak scored three points and Medicine Cloud scored two. Top defensive player honors went to the entire team.
Cromwell mentioned the girls played good defense throughout the game. She also said that the team continues to make small strides and said they will work out “the kinks” in practice.
The eighth-grade Lady Wolves will next play at a jamboree hosted at Plentywood, Nov. 23.