Kinglsey-Pierson will prove to be a tough match for the Titan squad while Harris-Lake Park will need to be creative with small, young team.
Before the Thanksgiving break, the Graettinger-Terrill Titans’ Girls Basketball team will travel to compete in their first regular season game against Kingsley-Pierson at Kingsley.
Both teams are debuting their skills during tonight’s game and are in hopes of starting the year off with a victory. Kingsley-Pierson had an outstanding season going 22-2 and losing to the state runner up champion West Hancock Eagles at the end of the year.
The last time these two squads went head to head was February of 2017. Kingsley-Pierson, who has become a perennial power house in recent years, beat the Titans 66-49. The Titans will be starting their 2019-2020 season out with tough competition and will be looking to see Madison Hough be able to lead the team to victory.
Following the Kingsley-Pierson match-up, the Titans will play against Harris-Lake Park in Terril tomorrow night. Harris-Lake Park ended their 2018-2019 with a 7-14 record with Graettinger-Terril handing the Wolves of H-LP their first loss of the season with a final score of 50-41.
The starting squad for H-LP last year were all seniors in the first game last season. This year, a young squad of just five players, three of which sophomores, will be on the court tomorrow night against Coach Hough’s Titans.
The Kingsley-Pierson Panthers were able to hold on to defeat the Graettinger-Terril Titans in the first game of the season.
The game was close all the way to the end in this first meeting since 2017. At the end of the 1st, the Titans were able to keep the score within reach when the buzzer sounded with the score set at 15-12.
After the second quarter and headed into the halftime break, the score was still reasonable at 22-18. The Titans came out swinging in the 3rd and scored 16 points against the Panthers 15 making the score headed into the final quarter of the game sitting at 37-34 with the Panther still up.
Unfortunately for the Titans, however, Kingsley-Pierson turned on the burners and held the Titans to just 6 points in the 4th quarter toppling the now 0-1 Titans by a final score of 52-40.