Girls Basketball: Warriors girls outlast Humphreys

Girls Basketball: Warriors girls outlast Humphreys

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – It wasn’t in a Korea Cup Tournament final, but coach Jonathan Van said his Daegu girls basketball team would take their latest win over Humphreys just the same.

Bethani Newbold scored 11 points, Lexie Berry grabbed 10 rebounds and Jya Van blocked 12 shots as the Warriors edged the Blackhawks 27-24 on Saturday in the DODEA-Korea Cup tournament at Osan.

The Warriors won both their games in a tournament that served as a makeup event following the cancellation of the Korea Cup and Plate Tournaments due to concerns over the new coronavirus. Humphreys boys won each of their games.

“We actually could do much better,” the elder Van said. “We turned the ball over way too many times and missed a lot of shots that we normally make. Hats off to Humphreys. The outcome could have easily gone in their favor.”

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