Ram girls 0-2 to start basketball season

The Rams girls not only lost their basketball season opener to Ogden Monday night, but they lost half their senior players due to injury. Kassie Lamoureux will miss the next several weeks due to an injury to her wrist, leaving Izzy Bravard as the only senior on the team.

The Rams kept up in the first quarter and were behind by only three points, 12-9, at the first buzzer. The score was 26-15 at intermission. The Rams were able to put up only three points in the third quarter and just two in the fourth. The final score was 54-20.

Sophomore Brianna Habben made 12 points, with six of them at long range. Bravard and junior Sadie Wilson made four each. Freshman Alexa Peters led in rebounds with four. Junior Eliza Carlson had three rebounds. As a team, the Rams had nine defensive rebounds but only three offensive rebounds.

The Rams made 7 of 33 shots from the floor for 21 percent. Wilson made a 3-pointer along with Habben. The Rams made three of 11 long buckets for 27 percent. They three of 16 free throws for 18.75 percent.

The girls lost their home opener Tuesday to Perry, 81-38. The Rams’ 38 points was well ahead of last season’s average of 24.2 points per game, but it wasn’t enough against the Blue Jays high powered shooting.

The Rams were down 20-11 after one quarter and 42-22 at the half. The game moved into continuous clock during the third quarter as the Rams scored only six points to the Blu Jays’ 31 points. By the end of the third the score was 73-28.

Bravard led with 13 points, nine of them from the free throw line. Carlson scored eight points with a pair of 3-point baskets and a field goal. Wilson also had eight points with two tres and a deuce. Freshman Natalie Heupel scored four points, Habben and Peters scored two each and junior Autumn Villebro added one.

Wilson led in rebounds with eight, followed by Bravard with seven.

The Rams made four of 16 shots from 3-point range for 25 percent and eight of 32 shots from inside the arc, also for 25 percent. They made 10 of 22 free throws for 45 percent.

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