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Proctor splits victories with Rutland Rec

Proctor Girls BBall Pix

Photo by Stacy Bates
Pictured in the front are athletes Emma Shaw, Isabel Valerio, Emerson Pomeroy, Elizabeth Baccei, Erica May and Amanda Gates. In the back stand Kiersten Williams, Alexis Peer, Sarah Pecor, Meredith Parker, Cassidy Longley and Coach Jake Eaton.

This past Thursday, Jan. 19, Proctor played host to the Rutland Rec Ninjas and Sharks with each school coming away with a victory.

First game of the night was the Proctor 5/6th grade girl Phantoms versus the Rutland Rec girl Ninjas. Proctor seemed to control the tempo of the game. Proctor's forwards did a great job of rebounding and getting the outlet pass to their guards who pushed it up the floor driving to the hoop. Both teams seemed to struggle to make the easy baskets underneath but in the end Proctor got more to drop.

The Rutland Rec Ninjas made a comeback attempt in the fourth quarter but it was to late as the buzzard sounded and Proctor came away with a 24-12 victory.

The second game of the night saw the Proctor 5/6th grade boy Phantoms take on the Rutland Rec Sharks. It was a defensive first quarter with both teams doing a nice job on the boards and using their quick hands to make a number of steals. The first quartered ended with both teams scoring 6-points each. The Rutland Rec starting guards did a nice job of handling the ball and driving the lane giving them the lead at halftime 14-11.

Rutland took control in the second half expanding their lead when their guards hit a number of outside shots including many 3-pointers. Proctor couldn't seem to put together a run despite Cal Owen's great rebounding efforts on both the offense and defensive boards. Proctor also struggled from the foul line missing most of their 2-shot opportunities. The final score was Rutland Rec on top 40-20.

Tagged: Proctor basketball