The Lady Indians had a mixed week as they won one and lost one.
Their first game took place on Friday, Feb. 8 against Montgomery County where they won 42-17. According to Lady Indians Head Coach Hector Bencomo, the girls had a good production out of all players and went in knowing they could play.
“We executed our game plan and it worked,” said Bencomo. “Montgomery is struggling this year and really it was just a way for us to remember where we were last season and seasons before.”
Bencomo said they just went in and played their regular game and made no attempt to run up the score with the key players being Brittni Hagemeier with 12-points, Krista Dye with 10-points and Olivia Brown with eight-points. Following behind them were Tanner Bencomo with six-points and Amanda Talbot with four.
“In the fourth quarter we took the starting five out and let our younger players get some time in and earn some varsity experience,” said Bencomo. “The only real obstacle we had against Montgomery was that they are a very physical team and the bruises on Tanner can prove that.”
According to Bencomo, one of the biggest advantages his girls had, which was a rarity, was height advantage.
“It’s not very often we walk into a game and are the bigger players,” said Bencomo. “But we played our game well and brought home the win.”
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