Wolfpack Girls Varsity Basketball Wins vs. Wheeler, 41-29

Wednesday, February 8

Wheeler: 29
Hyde School: 41

On Wednesday, the women’s varsity basketball team hosted Wheeler School, a team which had bested the Wolfpack in an earlier match-up. Hyde got out to a fast start, scoring the game’s first six points with several transition baskets. However, Wheeler kept the contest close with scrappy full-court defense and rebounding. The score stayed close until a layup by junior Jenna Kowalski at the halftime buzzer put the Wolfpack up 18-10 at intermission. In the second half, Hyde extended its lead with quick ball movement and balanced scoring. Senior Andrea Crute led all scorers with 12. Also scoring were Jenna Kowalski (11), Katherine Hagood (8), Kelly Umutoni (6), and Maureen Bellwoar (4). The final score of 41-29 gave the Wolfpack a three-game winning streak and improved the team’s record to 5-6.