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Results from Peru for Monday, January 8th

Peru 7th grade girls played an impressive game vs. Oak Hill Monday night. Although losing the battle 19-16, the Peru girls made great strides as a team. With Peru having only 6 players, they had to overcome Oak Hill being able to put in fresh legs often with 13 girls. Raelynn Dunn led Peru with 12 points and played a great defensive game. Ella Eldridge scored 2 pts and controlled the offense as she was able to find her teammates with good ball movement. Hartlee Wright scored 2 pts and had her best defensive game. Hartlee’s defense was key in Peru staying close in this game. The girls will battle Manchester for their home opener Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m. in the Den.

Raelynn Dunn -12 pts

Ella Eldridge -2 pts.

Hartlee Wright -2 pts

Peru 8th grade girls fell 41-19 to a talented Oak Hill team Monday night. The girls started slow and had some trouble taking care of the basketball in the first half. Once they settled down, Peru managed the game much better in the 2nd half. Peru held Oak Hill to only 12 points in the 2nd half. With only 7 girls we need to work harder at managing the game and the clock, but the girls are improving each time they are on the court. Alivia Ross led Peru with 14 points and a great defensive game. Kaylee Sharp added 4 points and is learning to move without the ball to get open shots. Izzy Colelli scored 1 point and played a good defensive game. Nora Brooks did not score, but played well defensively and is handling the ball well for Peru. Come cheer on the girls as they play their home opener tomorrow in the Den vs. Manchester.

Liv Ross- 14 pts

Kaylee Sharp-4 pts

Izzy Colelli- 1 pt.


Boys 7th Grade Basketball falls to Northfield Jr-Sr 22 – 20

Boys 8th Grade Basketball falls to Northfield Jr-Sr 41 – 17

After a long hiatus, the Tigers looked to suit up for a confrence game against Northfield. The boys were ready to go but came out to a slow start. They got to the basket early but struglged againt their good rim protection. Our effort was there and they did a lot of good things the entire night. The Tigers now look to Thursday going to Tippy Valley for a matchup against the Vikings.






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