RAVENS TOPPED BY TROJANS IN SEASON OPENER
Article submitted by Zach Ulin/KCII:
The new girls basketball season got underway for Hillcrest Academy Friday as they Ravens traveled to Tri-County to meet the Trojans. Hillcrest fell by a 45-30 score. Trailing 13-5 after the first eight minutes, the Ravens made their move in the second quarter, keyed by a 9-0 run that a four point play and personal 7-0 run for Malia Yoder to leave the score at 19-16 at the break. In the third, Tri-County rolled out of the locker room with a 10-0 run, putting the Ravens through a five minute drought to push the lead as high as 13, before finishing down the stretch. After the contest, Raven head coach Mitchell Drey talked about his team’s solid second quarter, individual standouts and his takeaways. “We got some young girls and it looked like they were having fun, both on offense and defense. That’s going to be the biggest things for us, having those runs and stretching them out.