The Hounds traveled down to Clarkston last Friday to face the Clarkston Bantams. Pullman went into the game confident, remembering that December 13th game when they only lost by 8. Unfortunately for the Hounds, the confidence dwindled fast. The Bantams came out hot in the first quarter scoring fourteen. Pullman struggled early only putting up 4 points. Luckily for the hounds they battled back in the second quarter scoring ten points. Going into halftime the score was 26-14 favoring Clarkston. When action resumed it was all Clarkston, putting up twenty-eight points in the final two quarters to end the game with fifty-four total. The Hounds finished the final two quarters only scoring ten points total. The Bantams were led by Alea Whol who totaled fifteen points and had an outstanding performance. Pullman was led by the young freshman Tianah Sanders who totaled twelve points. The Hounds fall to 3-10 on the season, where the Bantams are now 7-5. The Hounds next game will be January 17 vs. West Valley.
The Greyhound girls basketball team had a rough time in their game against East Valley on Friday, January 6th, scoring only 11 points in the first half. The first quarter was especially rough as the Hounds only put 2 points on the board in the entire quarter. The rest of the game was a story of gradual improvement, as the team managed to score 9, 10, and 12 points in the consecutive quarters. East Valley on the other hand peaked early, scoring a massive 19 points in the second quarter, but only managing 7 points in the fourth. The early points were enough however, as the knights ended the game ahead 52 to 33. Going forward the Hounds are looking to improve their consistency and shooting, especially early in the matches. The girls team's next fixture is on Friday, January 20th.
The Pullman Greyhound Girls Basketball team lost to the Cheney Blackhawks on Tuesday, January 3rd, in The Pound. The Hounds started the game strong, with a one point lead at the end of the first quarter. However, the Blackhawks took control of the match in the second quarter, scoring ten more points than The Hounds. Pullman played better in the second half but were unable to rally sufficiently and lost the game 35-51. On the Greyhound side Kenzie Druffel had a good game, scoring 12 points.
Davis 0, Draper 0, Flynn 13, Huff 6, Lemelin 5, Loffredi 0, McGourin 1, Pemberton 0, Potter 0, Smith 26.