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Experience will add depth to Lady Bobcats

 

December 5, 2019

Jenna Hemenway

Bobcat power • Coaches Greg Appleby and Scott Leisy welcome 27 athletes to the Summerland girls' basketball team for the 2019-20 campaign. Team members include (front row, l-r): Summer Schroeder, Maddie Repein, Madison Potter, Emma Hollenback, Lauren Behnk, Ashley Koenig; (middle row l-r): Emma Hoffman, Olga Mendoza, Cassidy Bearinger, Maryssa Long, Melony Mendoza, Grace Maxwell, Elly Herley, Harper Klabenes, Emily Ahlers, Lena Bolling; (back row, l-r): Danielle Schrunk, Emma Funk, Natalie Stallbaum, Brenna Wagner, Tiana Thramer, Sidney Stallbaum, Brooke Knievel, Emily Nordby, Hadley Cheatum and Emma Kerkman. Not pictured: Avery Cheatum.

Expect to see more physical play during girls' basketball games this season.

Summerland Head Coach Greg Appleby said the move to Class C2 will require the team to adjust its game.

"We will see more physical play, better athleticism and more man-to-man defense being played," Appleby said. "Monday night's exhibition game against Class C1 O'Neill was a good start for us.

The Bobcats outlasted the Eagles, 53-39.

Five starters from last year's teams join the Bobcat squad, including Brenna Wagner, Ashley Koenig, Sidney Stallbaum and Tiana Thramer, from Ewing, and OC's Avery Cheatum.

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