Girls Basketball: Cougar offense comes alive in season opening win over Frederick


December 9, 2016

Photo by Ed Navarro Niwot guard Yingying Chen drives against Erie.

The Cougars kicked off their 2016-17 season with an impressive 55-43 victory over the Frederick Warriors at home last Wednesday night. Sophomore center Zoe Gonzales led all scorers, with 18 points, while nabbing 11 rebounds. The six-foot-three Gonzales also had seven blocks.

Meanwhile, her junior teammates Allie Colvin and Sophie Grant combined for another 20 points, leading Niwot to scoring heights rarely seen last season.

For head coach Terri Ward, now in her fourth year after returning from retirement, this high flying offense is a new, but welcome addition.

“Offensively, we’re a...

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