It wasn’t the type of performance Debbie Guckenberger was looking for from her team, but Greenwood improved to 13-3 with Tuesday night’s 58-48 road win against Southport.
“We didn’t play real well, but a win is a win,” said Guckenberger after the Woodmen recorded their third consecutive victory. “Southport is a team that wants to push the ball on offense. They like to score a lot of points. Defensively, they’re very scrappy.”
In the closing moments of Tuesday’s game, an aggressive Cardinals’ defense forced back-to-back turnovers by the Woodmen and quickly trimmed a 10-point deficit to three.
Greenwood freshman Holly Hoopingarner hit key free throws down the stretch and the Woodmen slowly regained control, especially after two of Southport’s starters, sisters Bria and Shayla Wright, fouled out of the game.