The Washington Demons girl’s basketball team will face Ft. Madison tonight to finish up the conference games in the first half of the schedule.
Washington is 2-0 in the conference, winning both games on the road. They are shooting 36 percent from the floor, and 54 percent from the free throw line along with 118 steals.
Stephanie Fishback leads the way for the teams with 70 points on the year, with Beth Dillon close behind at 69. Johannah Vittetoe has 56 points and a team leading 48 rebounds.
The Bloodhounds are 2-6, and shooting 36 percent from the floor and 35 percent from the free throw line.
They are led by Rachel Steffensmeier with 51 points, and Caitlynn Hotkamp with 45 rebounds.
Demon head coach Phil Long said his team has to use their speed in order to win.
“It’s that tempo thing again, and in the third quarter against West Branch once I get those kids encouraged to push that ball ahead and attack and force the defense to leave their defensive positions, we can wear you out pretty fast and score in bunches,” Long said.”
Washington and Ft. Madison play tonight at 6:15 in Washington, you can hear this game on AM and FM KCII and KCIIradio.com under radio plus with pregame at 5:45 and tip-off at 6:15. The one to count on for today’s local sports coverage is AM and FM KCII and KCIIradio.com.