7th Grade Girls Win Over Grinnell

Oskaloosa Indians

The 7th grade girls basketball A team played at Grinnell on Monday night. The team avenged an 18 point loss from the first week of the season to win a 38-36 nailbiter. The loss was only 2nd of the season. The Indians came out strong and confident against a physical Grinnell press. The girls took care of the basketball and played extremely unselfish as Osky was able to build an early 10-3 lead. The Tigers came storming back as they were able to get a lot of offensive rebounds and ran a good fastbreak. However, the Indians were able to maintain a 22-20 lead at halftime.

The 2nd half brought more of the same as the Tigers amped up there press and the Indians had to regain their composure a few different time. Everyone time the Tigers went on a little run, the Indians responded and the game was back and forth most of the 2nd half. The Indians continued to unselfish basketball and give great effort. The ladies executed their plays well and at the end were able to get the ball inbounds from under their own baseline with 4 seconds left and dribble out the victory. This win shows how much the girls have improved this season as they have worked hard in practice and been willing to learn. The A team improved to 7-4 on the season and will play their final game of the season vs Norwalk on Tuesday night at OMS.

The B team continues to improve as well and avenged a 7 point loss earlier this season. They were able to take the ball right at Grinnell from tip. The girls did a good job attacking the basket and played hard on defense. The B team was able to get their 2nd win of the season by a score 20-11.

A team individual scoring: Presley Blommers 16, Maleah Walker 10, Lucy Roach 6, Audree Cheney 2, Maddy Moorman 2, Kaia Cook 2

B team individual scoring: Audree Cheney 6, Maddy Moorman 6, Kaia Cook 6, Ivy Hines 2

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