Junior high girls’ BB begins season

Junior high girls' BB begins season On Oct. 31, the Irene-Wakonda Eagles junior high girls basketball team opened the season at the Wagner Invitational. The young Eagles took second place in a field of eight teams.

In the first round, the Eagles beat Parkston 28-10. In the semi-final game Irene-Wakonda beat Wagner 26-16. In the championship game Avon beat the Eagles by a close score of 31-30.

On Nov. 4, the girls traveled to Parker for a one game showdown with the Pheasants. The Eagles bagged their limit beating Parker 39-8 for an easy win.

On Monday Nov 8, the young Eagles took the short trip to Viborg to play the Vikings. Viborg came out on top 36-28. However, on Saturday, Nov. 13, the Eagles would get a chance for revenge. Again with the short trip to Viborg along with some defensive adjustments and better shooting the Eagles came out on top beating Viborg 36-33.

The junior high girls now have a record of four wins and two losses. Members include: Kelli Johnston, Melanie Kathol, Brittney Bakke, Casey Hessman, Nicole Nielsen, Kayla Guether, Kayla Ridgway, Megan Book, Jennifer Devine, Lacey Jensen and Brittney Schroeder. Coach Rocky Johnston.

Remaining Schedule:

Nov. 20 � Gayville Tournament at Gayville, 8 a.m.

Nov. 22 � Centerville at Centerville, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 23 � Freeman Academy at Irene, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 3 ��Tea at Irene, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 6 � Gayville ��Volin at Gayville, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 10 � Scotland at Scotland, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 13 ��Alcester-Hudson at Irene, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 18 � Tri-Valley Conference Tourney, TBA.

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