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Girls basketball runs away with home opener

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Danica Boyce dives to steal a ball from Powell senior Rylynn Valdez

Buffalo High School junior Danica Boyce dives to steal a ball from Powell senior Rylynn Valdez on Friday night in Buffalo. Danica recovered the ball and Buffalo scored on the possession.

Buffalo Girls Basketball hosted their first home game of the season against Powell on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 to kick off the varsity games for the day and year. Buffalo took the lead early on and kept it, ultimately winning the game 59-38 over Powell. There next home game is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17. 

McKinly Hepp jumps for a layup

Buffalo High School junior McKinly Hepp jumps for a layup on Friday night in Buffalo. McKinly was fouled by Powell senior Rose Graft on the play and scored on her free throw.

Lexi Rule stretches to receive a pass before turning and shooting

Buffalo High School junior Lexi Rule stretches to receive a pass before turning and shooting on Friday night in Buffalo. Rule was defended by Powell freshman Megan Jacobsen and the shot was rebounded and shot again to score.

Cassidy Bessler attempts to the ball that was rebounded by Powell freshman

Buffalo High School freshman Cassidy Bessler attempts to the ball that was rebounded by Powell freshman Addy Thorington on Friday night in Buffalo.

Cantrell Rosalez jumps for a lay up

Buffalo High School sophomore Cantrell Rosalez jumps for a lay up on Friday night in Buffalo. Cantrell was the second highest shooter for Buffalo scoring a total of 15 points.

Cassidy Bessler latches onto the arm of Powell senior Hailee Hyde

Buffalo High School freshman Cassidy Bessler latches onto the arm of Powell senior Hailee Hyde as she tries to recover the ball for Buffalo on Friday night in Buffalo.

Michelle Dahlberg joins the team in the locker room

Buffalo High School head coach Michelle Dahlberg joins the team in the locker room during half time to talk about what was and wasn’t working in the first half on Friday night in Buffalo. Everyone kept a mask on once they left the court and in the locker room when not drinking water.

Because of COVID-19 concerns water fountains remain turned off

Because of COVID-19 concerns water fountains remain turned off in the locker rooms and hallways of the school. This is one of several precautions taken in hopes of minimizing spread on teams and in schools.

The boys basketball team sat behind the girls bench

The boys basketball team sat behind the girls bench during their game as they waited for their turn to take the court on Friday night in Buffalo. Shoes were among the last articles of clothing to be added for several players.

Kendall Tietjen stretches to block a Powell pass

Buffalo High School junior Kendall Tietjen stretches to block a Powell pass and break away with the ball on Friday night in Buffalo. Buffalo scored on the possession.

Cantrell Rosalez laughs with her teammates

Buffalo High School sophomore Cantrell Rosalez laughs with her teammates as she waits to shoot from the free throw line on Friday night in Buffalo.

Kendall Tietjen pushes into three Powell defenders

Buffalo High School junior Kendall Tietjen pushes into three Powell defenders before taking a shot on Friday night in Buffalo. Buffalo recovered the ball.

Ava Wagner, left, and freshman Cassidy Bessler jump and touch their toes

Buffalo High School sophomore Ava Wagner, left, and freshman Cassidy Bessler jump and touch their toes after teammate Cantrell Rosalez made a three on Friday night in Buffalo. Buffalo led the game at half and continued to build their lead to a final 59-38 win over Powell.

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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