Rockland girls beat Watersprings, Raft River

 

by Daniel Moore

Press Staff Writer

The Rockland High School girls’ basketball team won two games last week in spite of facing some tough opposition. The Lady Bulldogs beat Watersprings Christian 31-27 on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at home. They then went on the next day to beat Raft River 56-41, also at home.

Raft River’s defense was a hurdle that took time for Rockland to jump over.

“It was a slow game. Watersprings made us work. They were deliberate on their defense,” said Rockland Coach Vern Nelson.

Rockland was down the first half 18-12. But it was a strong 15-3 third quarter that gave the Bulldogs enough for the win.

Nelson praised freshman Madalyn Permann, who scored 12 points for the team, nine of them in that crucial third quarter, as well as Brook Freeman, who scored …

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