Wolf Point Herald

Eighth-Grade Basketball Gets Back On Winning Track

After coming off a weekend of back-to-back losses at the Frontier jamboree, the Wolf Point eighth-grade basketball team traveled to Plentywood to compete in the jamboree, Nov. 23.

In their first game, the Lady Wolves avenged their loss to Plentywood from the previous jamboree by defeating the Lady Cats, 35-12.

Gillian Medicine Cloud, who was picked as the top offensive player of the game, scored eight points. Sierra Summers, who was named the top defensive player of the game, scored 14 points. Hailey Brunelle, a seventh-grader who moved up to the eighth- grade team, made nine, while Ayanna Archdale and Savannah Wozniak each scored two. 

Coach Melissa Cromwell said the Lady Wolves played a great defensive game by forcing a lot of turnovers and picking off a lot of the passes. Cromwell added that the team made six of their 10 free throws.

In the second game, the Lady Wolves defeated the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 23-16.

During this game the team displayed some good outside shooting, with Summers making two three-point shots. Archdale also made a three-point shot.

Summers and Brunelle, who were picked as the top offensive players of the game, scored eight and seven points, respectively. Archdale made five and Wozniak, who was picked as the top defensive player of the game, made three.

Cromwell mentioned the team worked on controlling the offense during practice and added that she was proud of them.

The eighth-grade Lady Wolves will take a week off before the next jamboree hosted at Poplar, Dec. 7.