The Robertson County Woman Devils headed to Flemingsburg to participate in Fleming County’s summer time basketball camp, taking up the Fleming County Woman Panthers.
Robertson County’s summer time ball workforce consisted of an extremely quick bench, with solely 5 gamers in a position to make it to the courtroom. The Woman Satan’s are continuously working with a small roster, because of the faculty’s dimension, and as such must be extremely versatile gamers, each on the offensive and defensive finish. The younger gamers that had been in a position to compete in summer time ball with the Woman Devils, regardless of their inexperience, gave it their all within the forty minute sport in opposition to Fleming County.
The Woman Panthers undoubtedly had the benefit this sport, with a protracted bench to cycle out gamers, in addition to a dimension benefit over every of the Woman Devils.
“Like I stated we’re younger. We labored a bit of bit on switching on protection, however they’re not that large. We don’t have a number of dimension. We’ve acquired lilly within the center there however it’s kinda exhausting. These ladies are a bit of bodily extra constructed than we’re too so we kinda battle with that.” stated Woman Devils head coach, John Pilosky.
Fleming County flew previous Robertson County on the scoreboard, heading into the second half main by 34 factors, with the Woman Devils trailing behind 45-11.
Robertson County’s protection actually struggled protecting the Woman Panthers from the basket. Every time Fleming County had possession of the ball, they had been in a position to make an try at placing up factors. The Fleming County offense performed simply as sturdy as ever, nailing constant baskets from a number of positions on the courtroom. The Woman Devils did every part they may to attempt to stop the Woman Panthers from scoring, however the dimension and age distinction actually shined by way of this sport.
“We’re younger. We’ve acquired Jolly on the level there, she’s an excellent ball handler, however typically I believe she will get a bit of scared. We’ve acquired to get in conditioning. Loads of these ladies they play ball all 12 months lengthy, we don’t. Loads of us are into volleyball now so we actually can’t take the time away from that coach both. We’re simply getting by till we will get into the gymnasium full time, we’ll work on our conditioning this 12 months, we’re gonna must have conditioning as a result of it don’t seem like our bench is gonna be very deep this 12 months.” stated coach Pilosky.
Sadly for the Woman Devils, most of the time after they acquired possession of the ball, they’d flip it over to Fleming County earlier than making it to the basket.
Fleming County’s defensive sport was simply as sturdy because it’s ever been, permitting as few pictures as potential, and making steals to present the offense an opportunity to attain and additional the purpose deficit between the 2 groups. When Robertson County was in a position to make it to the basket, pictures had been falling. Their capturing was as correct as any workforce might hope for, however alternatives to make these simple pictures, or work in direction of the aim for the troublesome ones, had been few and much between.
Robertson County’s offense actually started placing up factors within the second half. Sadly, the purpose deficit was already too nice for them to beat, however factors had been being scored nonetheless. By the top of the second half, the Woman Devils had scored 26 extra factors, however Fleming County had already improved their result in a 38 level deficit, main 75-37 by the point the buzzer sounded.
“We work on it lots. Typically the women after they play in opposition to older groups they get a bit of scared, however as soon as we get settled in, and transfer the ball like we’re imagined to do, we’ve acquired some good shooters. We will knock down some pictures, in order that’s an enormous plus for us this 12 months.”
Coach Pilosky stated that the largest plus for he and his workforce after having taken half in a number of summer time ball video games this 12 months, was that his workforce discovered that everybody wants one another, and that every participant performs an necessary position.
“Proving to those youthful ladies that we’d like them. They should step up, trust of their abilities, and we’re gonna want them. I believe that is the third session we’ve had, and so they’re getting a bit of higher every time, they’re getting a bit of extra confidence. I simply talked to them on the bench proper after the sport about, that is the workforce this 12 months, there’s no place to cover, they gotta present up. We’ll be alright.” stated coach Pilosky.
Regardless of the groups youth and their extraordinarily quick bench coming into subsequent season, coach Pilosky is assured in his workforce’s capacity to provide constructive outcomes, whether or not they be wins or losses. He stated that believes his workforce will be capable to compete at a excessive degree, it is going to simply take a while and a number of follow to get the youthful gamers up to the mark.
“As soon as Ruby get’s again we needs to be fairly good this 12 months. We’ll return all of the starters, we’ve acquired three seniors this 12 months, I don’t suppose I’ve stated that every one the 4 or 5 years I’ve been teaching so I’m trying ahead to that.” stated coach Pilosky.