Carey School’s girls’ basketball team put eight players in the scoring column Nov. 26 during a 51-20 non-conference victory at Shoshone.

     Carey (2-1) won its first road game of the season with seven 3-pointers and 10-for-14 at the free throw line.

     Panther junior Kylie Wood (14 points, all first half) nailed all three of her 3-pointers in the first period as Carey jumped to a 19-3 lead.

     Senior Noelia Cruz came ready to play with 5 of her 11 points in the first. Kourtney Black (9 points) drilled three 3s.

     Other Panthers were Felicity Black 5 points, Zowie Quillin 4, Berenice Vargas 3, Bailie Morey 3 and Lizbeth Ruiz 2. Shoshone freshman Karlie Chapman (13 points) dropped in three 3s.

     The Carey girls’ varsity and junior varsity play in the Carey Holiday Tournament Dec. 6-7—the Panther varsity starting off Friday at 7 p.m. in the new gym against Challis, and the Carey JV playing Challis Friday at 4 p.m. in the old gym.

     Girls’ varsity and JV title games are Saturday at 5 p.m. Last December, the Carey girls downed Challis by 27 points and Valley by 23 for the title.


Burley hot outside

     The Burley Bobcats shot 8-for-16 from 3-point land last Tuesday and captured a 61-42 Great Basin Conference triumph over the Wood River Wolverines on the Hailey floor.

     Wood River (3-for-15 in 3-pointers) got another all-around effort from its 40.0 ppg offense, seven players scoring led by Sayler Peavey (14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 block). The Wolverines also had 15 steals and out-rebounded Burley 33-24.

     Other Wolverines were Amy Aranda (8 points, two 3s, 3 rebounds, 3 steals), Payson Bennett (5 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 steals, 3 blocks) and Grace Parke (5 points, 2 boards, 4 assists).

     Contributing were Sariah Nilsen (4 points, 8 rebounds), Olivia Adams (4 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal) and Sammi Brunker (2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals).

     Wood River (2-3, 0-3 GBC) hosts unbeaten Jerome (4-0, 2-0) Thursday, Dec. 5 in Hailey and Mountain Home (2-2, 1-2) on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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