The Aberdeen Lady Tiger basketball team played two home games last week. Aberdeen lost the first game 47-24 to Ririe on Wednesday, Nov. 20 , then fell to American Falls 57-43 on Friday, Nov 22.
“This was a tough game,” coach Karalee Bonzon said. “Ririe really outsized us,”
Kaitlin Jolley and Makenna Schritter led the Lady Tigers in scoring, each with 8 points.They were followed by Madi Behrend with 4 points, and Patricia Gonzalez and Zoe Behrend each with 2.
“Our defensive game could never take off because of the mismatched size between the two teams. Offensively, we struggled. We kept trying to shoot over Ririe which threw our shots off,” Bonzon said.
Score by quarters
Aberdeen 5 7 1 11 24
Ririe 10 12 11 14 47
2 pt. shots made-attempted: Makenna Schritter 4-9, Chantel Inskeep 0-3, Kira Shelman 0-7, Alexis Carrasco 0-3, Patricia Gonzales 1-8, Kaitlin Jolley 0-12, Madi Behrend 2-4, Zoe Behrend 1-1, Karissa Ramos 0-3.
3 pt. shots made-attempted: Patricia Gonzalez 0-1, Kaitlin Jolley 1-5, Josefina Uribe 0-1
Free throws made-attempted: Kaitlin Jolley 5-10
The junior varsity team beat Ririe 51-42 with Makenna Schritter leading the team with 20 points, followed by Tasha Pocock with 10 points, Josefina Uribe with 6 points, Zoe Behrend, Esmerelda Rangel and Baylee Wahlen each with 4 points, Jasmine Barajas with 2 points and Makenzie Rucker with 1 point.
On Friday against American Falls the girls had a great game, according to Bonzon.
“The girls picked up their defense and never let up. We could have had more shots fall in and not send our opponents to the line as much, but there is always next game,” Bonzon said.
Patricia Gonzalez led the team with 16 points. She was followed by Makenna Schritter with 6, Madi Behrend with 5, Kaitlin Jolley and Karissa Ramos with 4 each, and Chantel Inskeep, Kira Shelman, Alexis Carrasco and Josefina Uribe with 2 points each.
Score by quarters
Aberdeen 8 6 15 14 43
Am. Falls 11 13 15 18 57
2 pt. shots made-attempted: Makenna Schritter 2-9, Chantel Inskeep 1-5, Kira Shelman 1-8, Alexis Carrasco 1-4, Patricia Gonzales 5-16, Kaitlin Jolley 2-5, Madi Behrend 2-3, Josefina Uribe 1-4, Karissa Ramos 1-7
3 pt. shots made-attempted: Makenna Schritter 0-3, Chantel Inskeep 0-1, Patricia Gonzalez 1-1, Kaitlin Jolley 0-5, Madi Behrend 0-2, Josefina Uribe 0-1, Karissa Ramos 0-1
Free throws made-attempted: Makenna Schritter 2-2, Kira Shelman 0-2, Alexis Carrasco 0-2, Patricia Gonzales 3-6, Madi Behrend 1-2, Josefina Uribe 0-1, Karissa Ramos 2-2
The junior varsity team beat American Falls 58-31 with Makenna Schritter leading the team with 16 points, followed by Tasha Pocock and Zoe Behrend each with 8 points, Esmerelda Rangel with 7, Makenzie Rucker and Baylee Wahlen each with 6 points, Josefina Uribe with 5 points and Betty Carrillo with 2 points.
“A big thanks goes to the student body and community for all the loud support,” Bonzon said.
The Lady Tigers next game will be Friday, Dec. 6, at Ririe at 6 and 7:30 p.m.