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NCMS Girls Basketball Team has Close Games with Centralia

By: Treyvan Enneking & Chase Korber

Chasity Frye & Dani Blocker

December 20, 2017

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    The Nemaha Central Middle School traveled to Centralia to play the Panthers on Thursday, December 14. The first game of the night for the girls was the A-team. The A-team could not get their offense going as they were held scoreless in the first quarter. Centralia made a few baskets to take an early 6-0 lead. In the second quarter, the Thunder got their offense clicking scoring 7 points while holding the Panthers to 4 points. The score at halftime was 10-7 in favor of the Panthers. In the third quarter, the Thunder offense finally started to heat up as they scored 9 points to the Panthers 5 points taking a 1 point lead, 16-15. As the fourth quarter started, both teams were battling for the win.  The Panthers were playing aggressively and were able to score 9 points.  The Thunder team fell short only adding 4 points to their score.  The Thunder team played well but suffered a close defeat to the Panthers, 24-20.

   “I think that we played great. We all tried our hardest and in the end, it just didn’t make the cut,” said Savannah Engelken.

        The second game of the night for the girls was the B-team game. The girls had a good start scoring 4 points while playing excellent defense in the first quarter only allowing the Panthers to score one three-pointer. The Thunder team was up 4-3 at the end of the first quarter. Both teams had a low scoring second quarter only hitting one basket to increase the score, 6-5.  In the third quarter, the Thunder team only scored 2 points, but at the same time, they held the Panther only allowing  2 points also. The Lady Thunder team was up 8-7 at the end of the third quarter. The Thunder girls battled with the Panthers for the win in the fourth quarter but came up short being outscored 2-5. The Thunder team lost a close one to the Panthers 12-10.

    “I think that overall we played well as a team. We have a couple of things to work on and hopefully, we get that established before the next game,” said Emilie Strahm.

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