Cody Basketball at Powell: Fillies Victorious, Broncs Falter
Written by Cole Havens on January 30, 2023
The Cody basketball teams returned to action, Friday, as they hit the road for another clash with their Park County Rivals, Powell.
In what turned out to be another fantastic outing between these two rivals, the Fillies came away with the 65-28 victory while the Broncs would fall short, 51-41.
In the first of the double header, the Fillies would use a big 28 point 2nd quarter to take control of the contest.
Powell showed tremendous improvement in the first quarter as the Fillies held just a 16-9 advantage after one frame.
But thanks to the monstrous 2nd quarter, the Fillies showed why they are tops in Class 4A as they took a 44-18 lead into the intermission.
The Fillies patented defense was on display all game. Cody forced more than 20 turnovers in the contest.
The Fillies held the Lady Panthers to just 10 second half points as Cody would cruise to their 11th win of the season.
Kennedi Niemann led the way in this one with 20 total points. Ally Boysen had 16 and Molly Hays added 15.
With the win, the Fillies sweep the season series vs. Powell and now sit at 11-0 on the season.
Powell falls to 7-6 overall.
Photos © Brittany Brown
As for the Broncs, they would battle hard in the nightcap but just couldn’t quite find enough offense as the Powell Panthers held on for the 10 point win.
The Broncs would held into the halftime lockerroom downe 27-22 but had an impressive game plan to start the second half.
The Broncs would grab the lead early in the third, 30-29, but Powell would retake the lead heading into the fourth, leading 36-32.
The Broncs took the lead again in the 4th but Powell showed their closing ability as they were able to build a lead and hold on in the end.
Leading the way for the Broncs was Kam Niemann with 14. Luke Talich added 10.
With the loss, the Broncs fall to 4-7 on the season. Powell improves to 8-4 with the win.
Up Next: It’s the longest road trip of the season as Cody travels down to face Star Valley and Jackson, Friday and Saturday.