November 22, 2023
Typically, the first game of a basketball season can be pretty ugly, even when the two teams are traditional powers like Lena-Winslow and Eastland. But Monday night in Lena, while there were some stretches where nobody seemed capable of scoring, the defense and execution turned what looked like a double digit win into a last second nail biter.
Eastland came out on top early on the strength of their man press, and because they were simply driving past Panther defenders to the basket. Jenna Stoner and Tirixie Carroll did most of the damage, but Lena-Winslow's deep ball kept them close as bot...