The Wolf Point eighth-grade girls’ basketball team returned to their home court to play in the jamboree hosted at Wolf Point, Nov. 9.
In the first game, the Wolves played one of their cross-town rivals, the Glasgow Scotties. Both teams played a close game until Glasgow slipped into the lead. The Lady Wolves were able to tie the score at the end of the second half. After an exciting double overtime between the two teams, the Scotties defeated the Wolves, 32-30.
Jaki Harada, Sierra Summers and Savannah Wozniak led their team in offense by scoring eight points apiece. Ayanna Archdale contributed two points to her team’s score.
Gillian Medicine Cloud, who scored four points, was selected as the top offensive player of the game for Wolf Point. Harada, Summers and Archdale, who made an impact on offense, were selected as the top defensive players of the game.
Coach Melissa Cromwell noted the team had some foul trouble early in the game, but they played a great overall defensive game. Despite the loss to Glasgow, she was pleased with the team stepping up and playing well under the boards.
In the second game, an already exhausted Wolf Point team played the Plentywood Lady Wildcats. After two exciting halves, Plentywood defeated Wolf Point, 24-21.
Summers was the only Lady Wolf to score in the double digits with 10 points, while Harada made four and Medicine Cloud scored three. Archdale and Wozniak scored two points each.
Summers was picked as the Wolves’ top offensive player of the game against the Lady Wildcats. She, along with Harada and Wozniak were all voted the top defensive players.
Cromwell noted the Wolves were able to gain some offense later in the game, but fell short.
The eighth-grade Wolves will next play at the jamboree hosted by Frontier, at Wolf Point, Nov. 16.