Another win for the Lady Cowboys, record now 15-1
Out of the blocks for the second quarter, Haney snagged anther loose ball then dished in a shot. At three minutes into the quarter, the Saints hit two foul shots, but they could never touch the Cowboys. On the next possession, Kaysyn Chintala drained a three then Neilson and Dinwiddie each added a bucket. Vail Christian made a shot but Atwood swished a three and a jumper. At halftime Meeker led 32-4.
The lady Cowboys played a full bench of 11 girls and pulled their defense back, but still soundly trounced the Saints in a 72-14 victory. Dinwiddie sunk 16, Atwood added 12, Neilson made 10, Haney and Ridings each tossed in eight, Chintala hit two threes, Sydney Hughes and Norell had four apiece, and Collins and Megan Parker each nailed a shot.
Head coach Greg Chintala noted that the team is now “utilizing the posts and getting a good combination of post and guard play.” He feels that his team is “getting everything shaped up and ready to go for the big games ahead.” Chintala is referring to this weekend’s matches in which Meeker will host Hotchkiss and head to Paonia while Rangely also plays these teams. Currently there is a stalemate for first place in league play between Meeker, Rangely and Paonia.
“With every player on the team finding her own important role,” Chintala said, “I’m excited for them because they play like their team slogan: Together We Attack!”
The lady Cowboy junior varsity team also soundly defeated the Saints. The C team traveled to Moffat County and found some valuable floor time in a tournament on Saturday. Both teams hosted the Steamboat Sailors Monday night, and the JV will play the same teams as the varsity this coming weekend.