Below are the coaches' summaries of the basketball games against Logan/Palco on Monday.
'The Lady Huskies took on Logan/Palco on 12/14/21. The Lady Huskies came out with a strong sense of intensity in front of a large home crowd and did not disappoint. The Huskies put together a complete game on both ends of the floor and played strong team basketball. After taking a 23-8 lead into the half, the Lady Huskies came back out in the third quarter and scored 21 points in the third quarter and started the 30 point running clock mercy rule against the Trojans. Multiple Huskies were able to get in and see action throughout the course of the game that ended with a 26 point victory. The final score was 48-22. Overall, I was very pleased with our execution and intensity on both ends of the floor. The game showcased how I want our girls to play every game with a strong sense of team, tough defense, and attacking on offense. The team was very excited to get our first win after playing so close in our previous two games. We look forward to keeping up the momentum by taking on Wheatland/Grinnell on December 17th. Scoring for the Huskies: Austyn Cox- 13, Mary Baird- 10, Thayz Saenz- 9, Savannah Rose- 6, Stephanie Whitney- 4, Tanea Speer- 2, Shaylee Vsetecka- 2, Braxton Cox- 2. Rebounding leaders: Mary Baird-9, Savannah Rose-6, Stephanie Whitney-6, Austyn Cox-4, Braxton Cox- 4, Thayz Saenz- 3, Shaylee Vsetecka- 2'
'The boys varsity matchup between the Huskies and Trojans did not disappoint, when the halftime score displayed the two teams tied at 29. The Huskies secured the victory, with a final score of 59-54. "The boys fought hard throughout the game and gutted out this win over a good Logan team," said Head Coach Kevin Sides. "Logan's Ty Kats was hard to stop as he tallied 23 points, and they were a tough matchup for us with the heights of VanLaeys and Hogan standing 6'5" and 6'4". It was a good challenge for us, and winning makes it even better." Scoring for the varsity Huskies, Seniors Bailey Sides and Eric Loya each led with 13 points. Junior Foster Brands followed, scoring 11; Jeremiah Hansen secured 9; Kenton Thalheim, 7; Brody Preston, 4; Drew Schemper, 2. Their record stands at 4-1.
In junior varsity action, the Logan Trojans came away with a 28-18 win over the Huskies. Scoring for Glenn Brands' JV Husky squad: Gabriel Rudd scored 6; Brody Preston, 4; Aaron Henrickson, 2; Drew Schemper, 2; Jeremiah Hansen, 2; Kenton Thalheim, 2.'