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Numbers Mean Nothing

 

December 22, 2021

Dan Stevens

Where You Going? It was hard for Pearl City to find room amid the Lena-Winslow trees in the paint.

On paper, the Lena-Winslow Lady Panthers should have had little trouble knocking off the host Pearl City Wolves at their holiday tournament. But the thing about "paper" is that it can't measure motivation or pure hustle.

"That's a lot better team than their record," said Panther coach Dennis Huttenlocher following the Panthers hard fought 47-39 victory. "They've gotten a lot better since the last time I saw them too."

Lena-Winslow had a size advantage, and used it early and often to jump out to the quick 12-8 first quarter lead – thanks in large part to a buzzer beating Cierra Mapes pra...



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