Wed, Jan 18, 2012 08:16 AM
On Tuesday, Jan. 10 the Proctor 5th/6th grade boys and girls
basketball teams hosted Rutland Town with the Proctor girls coming
away with a victory and the boys losing against their rival.
The Proctor girls dominated their game from the start with
excellent rebounding and pushing the ball up the floor quickly for
easy baskets. They played great defense and were constantly beating
Rutland Town to the ball. The final score was 34-13.
The boys had a more difficult time against Rutland Town struggling
to get their offense organized. This was the first game the Proctor
5th grades played without the experienced 6th grade players.
Rutland Town played excellent defense often stealing passes for
easy layups. Rutland Town also did a nice job of driving to the
basket and hitting their foul shots. At half-time they had a
decisive lead against the home team 25-6. The Phantoms looked
better in the second half but Rutland Town kept up their intensive
play not letting the Phantoms back in the game and winning 38-16
when the buzzard rang.
High scorer for Proctor was Nathan Smith with 6-points. Jacob May,
Liam Duggan, Peyton Mitchell and Zachary Bates each contributed
2-points. Ethan Knotte scored 17-points for Rutland Town to take
game high scorer honors while his teammate Eric Coughlin knocked in