Maharishi School 7th/8th Grade
Girls Basketball Teams
Sweep Highland in the season finale!
|The 7th Graders won 20-15 and the 8th Graders won 24-21!
The 7th graders broke open a close game in the 4th quarter by holding
Highland scoreless and scoring 10 straight points. This was a team
victory with balanced scoring from Laura Tarnoff and Suzannah Schindler 6
each, Laura Koelblinger with 4 and Ella Hall and DeeDee Narducci, 2 each.
Top performers were Laura Tarnoff with 12 steals and Laura Koelblinger
with 12 rebounds. Special mention goes to Ella Hall and Veronica
Labagh-Coplin for getting 6 rebounds each and to Madeline Mentor and Amy
Christensen for strong defense!
In a showdown of first place teams, Highland from the Northern Division
and Maharishi School from the Western Division, the defensive battle was
won by key baskets made late in the game by Puki Freeberg and Sofia Iwobi.
Sofia finished with 16 points (averaging 20 per game for the season) and 8
blocked shots. Puki and Ami Freeberg each had 4 points and 5 rebounds.
Defensive effort was very good with Puki stopping a top scorer in the 2nd
half. Tegan Perry and Mogen Fishback limiting Highland's 6 foot center to
2 baskets. Finally, the guard play of Julia Ross, Anna Sica, Katie Dimick
and Tace James keeping pressure on their point guard.