Two close bouts for the Wolf Women

North Sevier senior Brook Roper brings the ball up court for the Wolf Women during a matchup with the Lady Bulldogs in Salina, Jan. 14. The Wolf Women won the bout, 37-34.

SALINA – North Sevier High School’s Wolf Women beat the Lady Bulldogs, 37-34, on their home court in Salina, Jan. 14. After which, the Wolf Women traveled to take the court against the Lady Longhorns in Altamont, where they were defeated, 33-31. 

The Wolf Women struggled from the foul line in both games. The squad shot 36 percent in the bout with the Lady Bulldogs sinking 10 of 28 attempts and then 47 percent in Altamont making nine of 19 attempts.

The Wolf Women built a seven-point advantage, 22-15, over the Lady Bulldogs during the front half of the game and then extended the lead further during the third quarter adding 10 points to the scoreboard, while holding Gunnison to six points. The Lady Bulldogs had a strong fourth quarter and made a run at the Wolf Women scoring 13 points to NSHS’ five points. However, the charge fell short and the Wolf Women chalked the win.

Lady Wolf Kamree Brunson led the pack with 12 points, three of which were earned from behind the arc. Macady Goble and Breonna Bingham both posted seven points for the Wolf Women. Brinley Mason followed with six points, Allie Cowley posted three points and Brook Roper scored two during the matchup. 

For the second time of the week, the Wolf Women established a lead and maintained such through the third stanza. Like the Lady Bulldogs, Altamont’s Lady Longhorns made a run at the Wolf Women during the final eight-minute stretch, where they were able to turn a four-point deficit into a two-point victory. 

Brunson led the Wolf Women offensively nailing two 3-pointers on her way to 12 points. Roper contributed eight points, while Goble had seven points. Mason posted four points for the Wolf Women. 

North Sevier will tip-off with Duchesne’s Lady Eagles today, Jan. 23, in Salina at 7 p.m. The Wolf Women will travel to Gunnison for a second bout with the Lady Bulldogs Tuesday, Jan. 28, and then onto Monticello Thursday, Jan. 30, for a matchup with the Lady Buckaroos. 

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