It took an overtime period but the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade JV girls basketball team escaped with a 25-24 win in its season opener against Pioneer Ridge Middle School.
Trailing by one point with less than 10 seconds remaining on the clock, TRMS’ Shanli Dace sank the game-winning shot.
The TRMS Huskies trailed 8-0 after one quarter and 10-4 at halftime. The team forced overtime with a 12-4, fourth quarter run.
It was a different story in the seventh grade varsity game as the Huskies dropped a 26-14 decision to crosstown rivals, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School Jaguars.
Despite the loss, Sadie Watkins had five points while Payton Outler had five points and 16 rebounds. Kaela Needham had four points.
Madie Steed collected two steals and Savanna Anderson grabbed two rebounds.