WHEATLAND – The Wheatland Lady Bulldogs dropped a pair of games over the weekend, falling to Torrington, 58-41, and fourth-ranked Buffalo, 68-31.
"Our gals did a much better job breaking Torrington's press," coach Sally Nichols said. "We are continually matched up with experienced teams – Torrington's roster consists of six seniors which were playing on their Senior Night. Our gals battled, but fell short on defense and missed full court assignments."
Danielle Brow had another solid game, notching a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Khayla Otero paced the team with 15 points, while Rory Anderson kicked in another 11 boards.
Following the road loss, the Lady Bulldogs suffered their loss to a tough Buffalo team.
"They are a very well balanced, athletic and experienced squad," Nichols said. "Our gals fought to the end and battled as usual. we can never fault our ladies' heart and effort."
Brow and Otero tied for the team-lead in scoring, with nine points apiece. Otero racked up five boards and Brow chipped in another four. Loren Mann accounted for five points.
Wheatland dropped to 3-16 on the year, with a 1-5 record in the quadrant, tying them for third with Newcastle (4-12, 1-5). The Lady Bulldogs return to action Saturday when they host Rawlins with a 7 p.m. tipoff.
"We are taking baby steps, but our program is growing and our gals are improving," Nichols said.