The Robertson County Woman Devils headed to Flemingsburg to participate in Fleming County’s summer time basketball camp, taking over the Fleming County Woman Panthers.
Robertson County’s summer time ball staff consisted of an extremely brief bench, with solely 5 gamers in a position to make it to the courtroom. The Woman Satan’s are continually working with a small roster, because of the faculty’s measurement, and as such need to 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 towards Fleming County.
The Woman Panthers undoubtedly had the benefit this sport, with a protracted bench to cycle out gamers, in addition to a measurement benefit over every of the Woman Devils.
“Like I mentioned we’re younger. We labored somewhat bit on switching on protection, however they’re not that large. We don’t have plenty of measurement. We’ve bought lilly within the center there but it surely’s kinda arduous. These ladies are somewhat bodily extra constructed than we’re too so we kinda wrestle with that.” mentioned 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 robust as ever, nailing constant baskets from a number of positions on the courtroom. The Woman Devils did every thing they may to attempt to stop the Woman Panthers from scoring, however the measurement and age distinction actually shined by this sport.
“We’re younger. We’ve bought Jolly on the level there, she’s an excellent ball handler, however generally I believe she will get somewhat scared. We’ve bought to get in conditioning. A variety of these ladies they play ball all yr lengthy, we don’t. A variety 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 are able to get into the gymnasium full time, we’ll work on our conditioning this yr, we’re gonna need to have conditioning as a result of it don’t appear like our bench is gonna be very deep this yr.” mentioned coach Pilosky.
Sadly for the Woman Devils, most of the time once they bought possession of the ball, they might flip it over to Fleming County earlier than making it to the basket.
Fleming County’s defensive sport was simply as robust because it’s ever been, permitting as few photographs as attainable, and making steals to offer 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, photographs had been falling. Their capturing was as correct as any staff may hope for, however alternatives to make these simple photographs, or work in the direction of the objective 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 rather a lot. Typically the women once they play towards older groups they get somewhat scared, however as soon as we get settled in, and transfer the ball like we’re presupposed to do, we’ve bought some good shooters. We will knock down some photographs, in order that’s an enormous plus for us this yr.”
Coach Pilosky mentioned that the largest plus for he and his staff after having taken half in a number of summer time ball video games this yr, was that his staff discovered that everybody wants one another, and that every participant performs an necessary position.
“Proving to those youthful ladies that we want them. They should step up, believe of their expertise, and we’re gonna want them. I believe that is the third session we’ve had, they usually’re getting somewhat higher every time, they’re getting somewhat extra confidence. I simply talked to them on the bench proper after the sport about, that is the staff this yr, there’s no place to cover, they gotta present up. We’ll be alright.” mentioned coach Pilosky.
Regardless of the groups youth and their extraordinarily brief bench coming into subsequent season, coach Pilosky is assured in his staff’s skill to provide constructive outcomes, whether or not they be wins or losses. He mentioned that believes his staff will have the ability to compete at a excessive stage, it’s going to simply take a while and plenty of observe to get the youthful gamers in control.
“As soon as Ruby get’s again we must be fairly good this yr. We’ll return all of the starters, we’ve bought three seniors this yr, I don’t assume I’ve mentioned that each one the 4 or 5 years I’ve been teaching so I’m trying ahead to that.” mentioned coach Pilosky.