Monday, December 14, 2015

SCS Basketball update week 1

The Girls basketball "A' team began the season, this past week, with three consecutive victories! In game one Shelburne upended rival Williston 25-21. Catherine Gilwie and Maddy Krupp led the team in scoring. Grace Caswell, Jessica Ke and Leah Boget dominated the boards, In game two The "A" team won a nail biter versus Tuttle Middle school of South Burlington 20-19! Again, Cathrine Gilwie and Maddy Krupp led the team in scoring! Catherine Gilwie's steal and basket with less than one minute to play secured the victory! In game three on Friday The "A" team out scored Vergennes, 38-7! Celeste Slaughterback, Kayla Howett and Leah Boget led the team in scoring. Taya Oliver, Johanna Wieghorst and Maddy Love played outstanding all around games. The team fed off of their energy, throughout the contest! 
The "A" team faces Hunt Middle school on Monday at 5pm and Essex Middle school on Thursday, this week. Both are home games. What a great start for the season! Go Cats!
Our girls B basketball team had a very successful start to the basketball season.  The team won 2 and lost 1.  Wins over Williston and Vergennes highlighted the week.  With each game the team improved and learned valuable lessons about school sports.  Leading the team in scoring were Claudia Dormbierer an Stella Ewald.  Growing together as a team was the most valuable outcome of the week.  Go Cats.


The Shelburne Boys A team kicked off the season with a 2-1 first week.  The inside game, led by Noah Allen, and an outstanding team effort was too much for Williston Central School in a 38-29 opening day victory.  The same power was used against the Cats two days later in a 34-26 loss to Frederick Tuttle Middle School of South Burlington.  The week ended with a stifling team defense that held Vergennes to 2 points in the 4th quarter of a 38-27 win.  The cats will be on the road for three more games before the holiday break.

The Boys B-Team had a very strong finish to a 3 game week (1-2)that saw them drop the first two games by a combined 14 points, but coming back strong in the 3rd game to finish the week with a very nice 11 point victory over Vergennes.  The 1st loss came against Williston Blue although the boys did lead that one at halftime but were unable to overcome a scorching full court press in the second half to lose by 9.  The middle game came against a South Burlington squad that beat the B-Team last year by 30.  This year we had to overcome almost a foot of height across the board and nearly were able to pull out a victory coming only 4 points short.
The Team is making huge strides in all areas of their game but especially in the ball control, and pass interception aspects of the game.  We look forward to having all parents and students come out to our games to cheer us on in the weeks to come.
Thanks for all the continued support.

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