Lady Warrior Basketball
Elwood got the advantage early against Arapahoe. They scored 14 points in the first quarter. Arapahoe struggled to find their shot against the Pirates. They scored four points in the opening quarter. The Lady Warriors started to make shots in the second quarter. They scored nine points and cut into Elwood’s lead. The Pirates scored five points in the quarter, but they held a 19-13 lead going into the half. The third quarter was low scoring. Elwood had the slight edge with a score of 6-5. Arapahoe was down by seven going into the fourth quarter. The Lady Warriors could not find the basket in the final quarter of the game. They scored one point. Elwood put eight points on the scoreboard. The Pirates went on for a 33-19 win over Arapahoe.
The Lady Warriors really struggled to find their shot against Elwood. They were 19 percent from the floor. Arapahoe did not make a single three in their 10 attempts. The Lady Warriors were their best at the free throw line. They made five of their 11 attempts at the charity strike. Arapahoe finished with 31 rebounds. They had four assists and three steals. The Lady Warriors hurt themselves with turnovers. They had 37 turnovers against Elwood.
Mariah Watson led Arapahoe with eight points and 10 rebounds. Alayna Whipple added five points. Joslyn North had four points and five rebounds. Terri Hilker and Adrienne North had six and four rebounds respectively.
To read more about the AHS Lady Warriors, see the print edition of the Arapahoe Public Mirror this week.
Warrior Boys Basketball
The Arapahoe Warriors were at home for their only game of the week. They hosted the Elwood Pirates on Friday, January 12.
AHS v Elwood
The Warriors had their offense clicking against the Pirates. They scored 17 points in the opening quarter of the game. Elwood scored 12 points and found themselves in a hole from which they could not recover. Arapahoe scored another 19 points in the second quarter. The Pirates scored 10 points in the second. The Warriors had a 14-point lead going into the half, 36-22. The third quarter was Arapahoe’s most productive quarter. They scored another 26 points to increase their lead to 25 heading into the fourth quarter. The Warriors outscored Elwood by five in the final quarter to cruise to a 30-point win, 76-46.
Arapahoe had one of their better shooting nights of the season. They were 48 percent from the floor, making 40 percent of their three-point attempts. The Warriors did struggle from the free throw line. They were 33 percent from the charity strike. Elwood did not have a bad shooting night either. They finished at 43 percent. The Pirates shot nearly 30 less shots. Arapahoe won the rebounding battle 35-24. They finished with 17 assists and 16 steals. The biggest difference in the game was the turnovers. Elwood committed 27 to Arapahoe’s 11.
Spencer Watson led the team with 19 points and eight rebounds. Yordi Gutierrez finished with a double-double. He had 16 points, 15 rebounds, and four steals. Jacob Pruitt had 17 points, three assists, and five steals. Carson Schroeder and Cooper Schutz finished with 14 and 11 points respectively. Parker Ehrke led the team with seven assists.
To read more about the Arapahoe Warriors read this week’s issue of the Arapahoe Public Mirror.
The Arapahoe Wrestling team traveled to Shelton for the Shelton Wrestling Invite on Saturday, January 13.
Arapahoe tied for second place with Ainsworth both earning 96.0 team points. Alma narrowly edged out the two schools with 97.0 team points. The Warriors had eight wrestlers place in the top four of their respective weight class. Jonah Shimmin and Branigan Schaben both placed fourth. Anthony Meyers, Jackson Koller, John Lee, and Detric Kasson all placed third. Isaac Goshert placed second in the 106 division. Tyler Kapperman was the lone Warriors to win his division. He won the 120-pound weight class.
The Warriors have four wrestlers with a winning record. Tyler Kapperman improved to 19-5 on the season after going 5-0 in Shelton. John Lee was 4-1 this week and is now 17-10. Jackson Koller is 16-15 after going 2-2. Detric Kasson returned to the mats after being off a week. He was 1-2 at Shelton and is 7-6 on the year. Arapahoe will travel to Southern Valley for the RPAC wrestling meet on Friday, January 19.
Read more about the Arapahoe Warrior wrestling team in the print edition of the Arapahoe Public Mirror.