Sports Winter Sports — 10 January 2012
Sports:  Girls basketball posts 5-0 record before winter break

Dribbling down the court, the Mustang girls basketball team started off their season at home against Clay Center on Dec. 2 and improved to 5-0 on the season before winter break.

The varsity girls have played against Clay Center, Abilene, Council Grove, Wabaunsee and Rossville with a win of 56-32 against Clay Center, 49-45 against Abilene, 50-21 against Council Grove, 48-20 against Rossville and 43-36 against Wabaunsee.

Junior starter and point guard Shiann Bruce said, “The first game we played really well as a team. The whole team is really unselfish, which helps us get it to the open person, and make more shots.”

Junior Codi Ebert added onto Bruce’s comments, saying, “We have had a really good defense every game.”

The games against Abilene, Council Grove, Wabaunsee and Rossville were all match-ups in the Dickinson County Classic, which the Mustangs won.

Head coach Michael Zabel said, “The varsity team has started out 5-0 and won the Dickinson County Classic for the third time in the last four years, so we obviously have had a great start to the season.”

Senior starter Jessica Snapp said that this year will continue to be successful “as long as [senior] Lizz [Herrs] doesn’t get hurt.”

Zabel added on to that, by saying, “We will always just try to get better during the course of the season.”

By Paige Nickell, Staff Writer

Photo by Mason Swenson, Technology/Photography Editor

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