Lady Pioneers finish strong against Gentry
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Gentry Lady Pioneers had struggled most of their season at positively ending each quarter.
So a few weeks ago coach Tim Rippy started emphasizing the final few seconds of quarters. He’d put a little time on the clock during workouts and asked his team to score.
The repetitive practice helped Gentry defeat Gravette 51-43 on Feb. 9 bringing relief to its coach and improving its 4A-1 Conference record to 7-5.
“That’s something we’ve worked hard on in practice the last few weeks,” Rippy said. “We just hadn’t (finished quarters) well at all earlier this season. That first shot was a fluke, but we’ll take it obviously.”
Gentry (17-7) drained 3-pointers at the end of ...
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Sports, Pages 7 on 02/17/2010