SENECA - It’s already been a tough season in many ways for the Seneca girls basketball team and it didn’t get much better last Saturday, Dec. 14 when the Indians hosted Kee High from Lansing, Iowa. When it was over, it was Lansing Kee High–49 and Seneca–35.
Seneca senior guard Makenna Greene led the Indians in scoring with 19 points, while senior forward Savanna Wallin scored eight points. Rounding out the scoring for Seneca were three freshmen–Grace Check had four points, while Kendra Chambers and Nirea Klema each scored two points.
“It was a very close game through the first half,” Seneca head coach Kim Redman explained. “We were down 19-22 at that half. We sustained another injury to junior forward Maxine Grover who didn't play the second half.
“We currently have senior forward Murielle Grover out with a knee injury and this limited us in experience against Kee High,” Redman said. “We were outscored 27-16 in the second half.”
The Indians played Tuesday night at home against Boscobel. Neither Murielle or Maxine Grover were expected to play. The Indians faced the Bulldogs playing with two seniors, Makenna Greene and Savanna Wallin along with eight freshmen. The outcome of that game was not known at press time.
Prior to the Boscobel game Seneca was 1-4.
The season started November 21 at Necedah with a 38-27 loss.Makenna Greene scored 16 points while Kendra Chambers and Maxine Grover each scored four points.
On December 3 at Weston Seneca won 65-30. Savanna Wallin led all scorers with 25 points, while Makenna Greene scored 14 points, Murielle Grover scored nine points, Kendra Chambers scored eight points, Ella Greene scored five points and Maxine Grover scored four points.
On December 6, Seneca lost 51-32 to the visiting Kickapoo Panthers.Greene and Wallin each scored 11 points.On December 10 at River Ridge Seneca lost 54-19 to the Timberwolves.Greene scored 15 points.