Junior for the Coyotes, #45 Joshu DenBoer plays tough defense as he goes in for the steal. photo | Jill M. Friesz
A young, inexperienced Coyote team feels overhwlemed
Grant County vs. Shiloh
The score does not accurately reflect the amount of heart and grit the Coyotes played with as they hosted the Shiloh Christian Skyhawks. The Coyotes junior
The Coyotes junior varsity and varsity team combined has a total of ten players. That’s nothing compared to the 12 varsity level athletes lining the entire span of the bench their opponents have.
But the Coyotes didn’t give up. They gave it their all for four solid quarters.
“I saw tired guys who were overwhelmed with the fact that they have to continually play against five fresh guys. They are just overwhelmed. It’s tough on them. Shiloh has that luxury. However, even when we know we are up against teams like that, we still have to remember to play our game – don’t get in a run game, don’t try to beat them game... we’re not going to show them anything. We just need to work on running our fundamentals. We have a very young team who are playing up against Varsity level players. It’s tough to compete,” explained Head Coach Jim Keller.
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