The Pullman Greyhound girls basketball team lost to the Cheney Blackhawks on Tuesday, January 31st. The Hounds had a bad start to the game, conceding 26 points in the first quarter, and ending the first half trailing by 9. The second half was far more competitive, with both teams scoring 23 points. This would not be enough however, as it would have taken a herculean effort to come back after the disastrous first quarter. The team ended the game behind 46-60.
Smith 14, B.Draper 13, Flynn 8, Davis 0, Lemelin 0, Huff 3, Pemberton 6, Loffredi 9, McGourin 5, Potter 0.
The Girls Basketball team played West Valley on Saturday falling short in the second half. Rian Clear led the Girls Basketball team with 14 points throughout the game. The Pullman girls led in the first half 26-19, and were looking to continue their momentum. Going into the fourth quarter it was 36-38, where the West Valley Eagles outscored the Pullman Girls (9-18) for the win (45-56).
On Wednesday, January 25th the Pullman girls' basketball team hosted the Clarkston Bantams in the Houndpound. The two teams met up two weeks ago at Clarkston, in which the Bantams emerged victorious, beating the Hounds by 30 points. On Wednesday, the Hounds fought through all four quarters of play, but despite their efforts, still ended up on the losing side of the game. The final score was Clarkston: 63 Pullman: 49, although it was not the score the Hounds wanted, it was a very solid game all around. The Hounds played together and fought together through all four quarters. Rian Clear led the Hounds with eleven points, but Carolena Sears and Kelsey Nestegard were right behind her with 10. For Clarkston, Riley Denton scored 20 in their victory. The Hounds next game will be against the West Valley Eagles at West Valley, on January 28th. The Hounds are looking to get their first league win on that day. Go Hounds!