Lady Wolverines come up short at the End

Watkins Mill Girls vs. Poolesville Falcons

Poolesville gets a fast start capitalizing off the mistakes being made by Watkins Mills. The Falcons end the first quarter with the score of Falcons 26 Watkins Mill 10. #24 Josepha Mbouma from Watkins Mill went for a lay up and to exit the game with an injured knee, but comes back into the game a few minutes later. Poolesville girls defense is solid, and barely letting Watkins Mill shoot or pass. The Wolverines played loose defense giving the Falcons open shots. Watkins Mill only scored 6 points the second quarter. 16-37 Poolesville. # 2 Danielle Durjan sparks the Wolverines spirit with a 3-pointer. Entering the last quarter, Poolesville pressures Watkins Mill forcing them to make bad choices.

Final Score Watkins Mill 54 Poolesville 68.

Watkins Mill Wolverines Head Coach Ivan Hicks: Says ”We started off very very slow, second half we were very consistent, we played much much better in the second half. I was happy with the second half”

Poolesville Falcon Head Coach Fred Swick: Says “Offensively we played really well at times, our defense really lacked, especially in the second half, I thought we got comfortable, part of it was our comfort level part of it was little number two got on fire, we didn’t do a good job of adjusting as she started making her shots. Overall we will take a win at anytime.”

Watkins Mill Wolverines Stats: #2 Danielle Durjan 20 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals  #3 Dominique Walker 6 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 steals #4 Angel Hall 2 points, 1 rebound #20 Charmane Nganje 1 rebound #22 Jewell Johnson 2 rebounds, 4 assists #24 Josepha Mbouma 8 points, 8 rebounds,1 assist, #34 Grace Boito 1 rebound, #11 Shay Braithwaite 2 points, 2 rebounds

Story and Stats by Kyle Hall

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