Sailors girls defense again comes up huge in win against Roaring Fork | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Sailors girls defense again comes up huge in win against Roaring Fork

— The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team is starting to find its identity and once again used a strong defensive presence to down Brenda Patch Tournament host Roaring Fork, 53-37, on Saturday afternoon.

Steamboat (2-1) forced the Rams into 19 turnovers, most coming in half-court sets.

“We played really tough D tonight,” Sailors coach Mack Spitellie said. “That’s what it looks like our identity will be again, tough D and forcing turnovers.”



On the offensive end, juniors Annie Osbourn and Jenna Miller again led the way. Osbourn had a team-high 14 points and Miller pitched in 12 with 16 rebounds. Kady Look and Maddie Clock each had eight points.

“We spread the ball around a little better,” Spitellie said.



The Sailors return to the court Thursday for the start of the Steamboat Shoot-Out. They’ll open up with Battle Mountain for a 4:30 p.m. first round.

To reach Ben Ingersoll, call 970-871-4204, email bingersoll@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @BenMIngersoll


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.