2017-12-03 / Sports


Tribe JV girls edge Hemlock

The Chesaning JV cagegirls opened their season with a 32-31 win over Hemlock on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

“Exciting first game,” said Chesaning coach Steve Keck. “It was great to get the win in a game where we trailed the whole first half. We played tough defense and had some great pressure that forced Hemlock to turn the ball over.”

The Huskies led 8-4 after the first quarter. Chesaning posted slim 7-6 edge in the second, but still trailed 14-11 at the break. The Indians came out hot in the third, taking a 10-5 advantage and a 21-19 lead. The Huskies clawed back in the fourth, out-scoring the Indians 12-11, but came up a point short.

Karissa Ferry led the Indians with nine points, four rebounds, five steals and three assists. Allison Oakes added eight points. Claire Greenfelder chipped in six points.

Sidnee Struck added five points with six rebounds and five blocked shots. Kaitlyn Farrar grabbed a team-high seven boards to go with two points.

Megan Florian added two points. Lilly Cooper led with six steals. Natalie Drope also had a steal. Natalie Brolin snagged three rebounds.

The Indians travel to Carrollton on Thursday, Dec. 7.

STC seventh graders continue to roll, now 7-0

The St. Charles seventh grade girls’ basketball team improved to 7-0 on the season with a 47-26 win over Shepherd on Thursday, Nov. 30. Laina Harger led the ‘Dawgs with 11 points and eight rebounds. Brooklyn Fear also had 11 points with four steals. Bailey Stimac chipped in eight points and seven steals. Kassidy Himler had eight points with five steals.

“We had a slow start, but I’m very proud of the composure of the team and how everyone played with heart and tenacity,” said St. Charles coach Mary Jo Skiendziel.

On Monday, Nov. 27, the Bulldogs downed Chesaning 48-13. Himler led the scoring with nine points. Macie Czymbor, Harger and Stimac each had six. Harger also had eight rebounds and six steals to lead the team.

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, the seventh graders toppled Ovid-Elsie 41-9. Stimac led with 12 points. Fear chipped in seven and Himler added four points.

STC eighth graders drop two

The St. Charles eighth grade cagegirls lost to Shepherd 40-7 on Thursday, Nov. 30. Natalie Symons scored five points for the ‘Dawgs, while Stacy Kettle had two points.

On Monday, the Bulldogs lost to Chesaning 38-9 as they got off to a slow start against the Indians. Symons had five points while Maddy Nagel had the other four points.

The Bulldogs host St. Louis on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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