Opportunity knocks but girls can’t answer
Broken Bow prevails 37-31.
BROKEN BOW—The score went back and forth between the Gothenburg girls and Broken Bow Friday night with never more than a handful of points difference.
In the end, though, scoring only two points in the fourth period wasn’t enough to outlast the Indians.
Broken Bow sent the Swedes to 2-12 on the season with a 37-31 loss.
“It’s one of the more disappointing losses this year,” said coach Tim Peterson. “We had plenty of opportunities but the bottom line is we just didn’t get it done.”
Broken Bow had its largest lead of the night at the end of the first quarter when the Indians were up 14-7.
The Swedes battled back scoring 12 points in the second period to take a 19-18 advantage into halftime.
Gothenburg led much of the third quarter, Peterson said, but from the last couple of minutes of the period and throughout the fourth the girls couldn’t get the ball through the hoop.
“I tell them over and over that they need to keep plugging away,” the coach said. “When the ball is not going in they have to find ways to get to the line.”
Broken Bow made 2-of-4 from the line in the final period along with hitting
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