NORTH CRAWFORD - Still hunting for their first win, the North Crawford girls basketball team faced a tough challenge when they visited the Kickapoo Panthers this on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
With only one conference loss on the season, the aggressive Panthers continued their run of good basketball with a 50-19 victory. While both teams play a similar defensive style, the difference in experience became evident as the game wore on.
Led by sophomore Carrie Neefe, who finished with 16 points, the Panthers blew open the game in the second half, outscoring the young Trojans 23-5 after the break.
Although points were limited, the Trojans brought a balanced attack. Leading rebounder Kloee Chamberlain provided five points to go with 10 boards, and sophomore Sarah Hanson chipped in five points and three steals.Guards Angie Herfel and Miranda Olson each added four points in the loss.