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Lakers senior girls basketball team do positive things on road

Pen High Lakers senior girls basketball team went 1-3 on a recent road trip.

The Lakers suffered a 77-47 loss to the Salmon Arm Jewels on Feb. 25. Emily Clarke led with 12 points, six rebounds and two steals. The Lakers then bounced back on Feb. 26 to down the NorKam Saints 50-38. Hayden Craig led with 17 points and eight rebounds. Clarke and Kelsey Desrochers had eight points each.

Lakers coach Chris Terris said players rebounded we'll following a disappointing effort.

"The focus was on competing and the girls did that well," said Terris. "It was nice to have Hayden back for her first time since before Christmas.  She provided a much needed boost at both ends of the floor."

The trip ended with an 87-29 loss to the South Kamloops Titans. Clarke and Ana Moroziuk finished with eight points each.

"South Kamloops is the top team in the province and one of the best I've seen at the senior girls level ever," said Terris. "Our game plan was to limit the effectiveness of their inside game. We did that very well limiting six-foot-four Emma Wolfram to zero points in the first half and eight for the game. But they are such a good team that they just patiently move the ball to any number of their three-point shooters for an open look.  Six different players hit multiple threes for them. It's going to take a very special game for someone to knock these girls off."

The Lakers traveled to Kelowna for a tournament hosted by the Owls on the weekend.

 

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