On Saturday, Jan. 16 the White Pine High girls’ basketball team beat rival Agassi Prep 60-45.
Senior Debra Kingston led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Ashlyn Huntington scored 17 and blocked a shot. Senior Emily Bischoff grabbed eight rebounds and sophomore Britney Kingston seven.
“It was a good response to a halftime challenge,” coach Krystal Smith said after the game. “We needed to break their press and had to better defend those girls. We had strong ball security and we definitely played like crazy today.”
On Tuesday, Jan. 19 the Ladycats traveled to play rival Lincoln County but suffered a tough loss, 37-36. Debra Kingston scored 10. They led all game but let the win slip away in the fourth quarter.
At 6-2 they are now in third place in the Division III Southern League, boasting the lowest points allowed in the league.
With 14-5 overall record, the Ladycats travel to Las Vegas on Friday, Jan. 22 to play Mountain View Christian at 6 p.m. The next day, Jan. 23 they play at Lake Mead Christian Academy at 12:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Jan. 16 the White Pine High boys’ basketball team lost to Agassi Prep, 77-40.
“We’ve got to keep the ball in our hands,” assistant coach Darin Stewart said before the game.
“We’ve got to keep possession,” coach Charlie Hall said. “We’ve got to close out, play defense and overcome the nerves.”
The Bobcats played tough all game, only falling behind significantly in the fourth quarter.
On Tuesday, Jan. 19 the Bobcats traveled to Lincoln County, but lost 62-57. Junior Sam Stewart scored 17, junior Dekoda Barela scored 12 and senior Jonathan Gust added 10.
The team is 2-10 overall and travels to Las Vegas on Friday, Jan. 22 to play Mountain View Christian at 7:30 p.m. The next day, Jan. 23 they play at Lake Mead Christian Academy at 2 p.m.