Lady Gorillas Destroy Gayville-Volin


Emma Thomas, journalist

The Gregory Gorillas Girls Basketball Team played Gayville-Volin on Friday, Jan. 3.  In the first quarter the Lady Gorillas started off strong and lead the game 16-5. After ending the first half, they were on top by 14 points, making the score 25-14. In the third quarter the Gorillas scored 19 points and Gayville-Volin scored four. Finishing the game up in the fourth quarter, the Gorillas scored six points and Gayville-Volin scored four. The final score of the game was 50-19.

Freshman Jessy VanDerWerff was the top scorer of the night, scoring 16 points. She shot 6 of 18 field goals for a 33% shooting percentage. Right behind her, Senior Sydney Svatos scored nine points. She shot 4 of 7 field goals for a 57% shooting percentage. The team shot four out of six free throws for 67%. The Lady Gorillas made two out of seven three pointers for 29%. The team made 20 of 38 two-pointers for 53%. Svatos had eight total rebounds. J. VanDerWerff had six assists. The team had 11 steals total.

“It was a fun, exciting game where we all worked hard together to achieve our goal,” said Senior Brooklyn VanDerWerff.

Stay tuned and come support the Lady Gorillas as they play Lyman tonight with JV starting at 6:30. On Saturday there is a double header home against the Winner Warriors.