The junior varsity girls from William E. Hay Composite High School hosted the Sylvan Lake Lakers on Dec. 10, leading throughout in a close match that ended with a 35-30 win for the home team.
“We still need lots of work on zoning, but that’s OK,” said coach Kim Poapst. “The mental part of the game is coming.”
She also complimented the girls on their offensive rebounds, noted that their communication was improving and observed that eight of 11 players scored during Wednesday’s game.
“None of the kids are scared to shoot,” said Poapst. “They’re analyzing themselves better.”
Top scorer for Stettler was Shayna Brower with five points.
The junior varsity boys also hosted Sylvan Lake on Wednesday, Dec. 10, losing 53-39 to their guests.
Coach Steven Shillito said the team’s efforts at a zone defense made a significant difference in the game’s outcome.
Top scorer for Stettler was Paul Du Toit with 12 baskets.
The junior varsity boys and girls will travel to Lacombe on Wednesday, Dec. 17, playing in their final games before the Christmas break.