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Buffalo wins second girls basketball game of weekend

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Buffalo High School's varsity girls team stands linked together

Buffalo High School's varsity girls team stands linked together for the singing of the National Anthem before the game against Burns on Saturday night. The Anthem was played by the pep band this week.

Buffalo varsity girls basketball finished the season with a strong 67-39 win over Burns. Tess Rule led the team in points, scoring a total of 18 in the game followed by Danica Boyce scoring 14 and Kendall Tietjen scoring 10. 

Ava Wagner, right, and junior Lexi Rule dive to retrieve a ball

Buffalo High School sophomore Ava Wagner, right, and junior Lexi Rule dive to retrieve a ball during a rebound with Burns’s Madison Thompson in between on Saturday. Buffalo eventually received the ball.

McKinly Hepp jumps for two during the first half

Buffalo High School junior McKinly Hepp jumps for two during the first half on Saturday. McKinly played in the second half of the game and only fouled twice.

Ava Wagner jumps for two during the first quarter

Buffalo High School sophomore Ava Wagner jumps for two during the first quarter on Saturday. Buffalo found a quick lead in the game and stayed ahead from the start.

Cassidy Bessler releases a pass to teammate Danica Boyce

Freshman Cassidy Bessler, left, and junior Kendall Tietjen shoot off passes during the first half of Buffalo's game against Burns on Saturday. 

Between each game the sideline seats for the teams are totally wiped down

Between each game the sideline seats for the teams are totally wiped down and sanitized to prevent the spreading of COVID-19.

Cassidy Bessler stretches her head around to watch the ball

Buffalo High School freshman Cassidy Bessler stretches her head around to watch the ball on the other side of the court while laying behind the bench after half time on Saturday. One of the assistant coaches was helping to work out cramps in Bessler’s calves for the second night in a row.

Members of the pep band jump and spin

Members of the pep band jump and spin during a timeout song in the third quarter on Saturday. The pep band fills the gym on each timeout.

Lexi Rule scores a layup after a break away Buffalo steal

Buffalo High School junior Lexi Rule scores a layup after a break away Buffalo steal on Saturday. Rule finished the game having played in all four quarters without being called for a single foul.

Cassidy Bessler steals the ball from Burns player

Buffalo High School freshman Cassidy Bessler steals the ball from Burns player Madison Thompson on Saturday. Bessler scored six points in the game.

Kendall Tietjen hugs freshman Tess Rule while she high fives Lexi Rule

Buffalo High School junior Kendall Tietjen hugs freshman Tess Rule while she high fives Lexi Rule after Tess drew a foul on Saturday. Buffalo won 67-39 over Burns. Tess was the lead scorer for Buffalo against Burns, scoring a total of 18 points.

Kendall Tietjen dribbles around the defense

Buffalo High School junior Kendall Tietjen dribbles around the defense toward the basket on Saturday night. Tietjen scored 10 points in the game and fouled twice.

Ava Wagner sprints after a loose ball

Buffalo High School sophomore Ava Wagner sprints after a loose ball that was stollen from Burns in the final quarter on Saturday night. The ball escaped before Wagner could reach it on the baseline.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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