Girls basketball season ends with loss to Oswego East

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Junior Ashley Currier plays defense against Oswego East on March 8.

Talan Stange, Sports Media class

On March 8, the girls basketball team was at home to take on Oswego East in the first-ever SPC Tournament.

They fell short, and their season came to an end.

“I’m happy that the girls got to play their season, that’s really what this season was all about,” head coach Jeff Easthon said. “We got to compete in 14 games, and I’m proud of how the girls adjusted to the new circumstances.”

The girls leading scorers were Makenzie Brass and Maisy Cave. They tried to get their team the win, but fell short as the final score was 53-33.

Oswego East took a small lead in the first quarter and maintained it throughout the second.

In the third quarter East’s lead started to grow bigger, and in the fourth quarter Minooka found themselves down by more than 20 points at one point.

Minooka had 33 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals, 2 blocks, and a field goal percentage of 28.

Oswego East had 44 rebounds, 15 assists, 9 steals, with a field goal percentage of 33.

Their final record for Minooka was 5-9 overall and 5-6 in the SPC.