Boys Basketball: Niwot falls to 1-9 after going winless at Roughrider Shootout

 

January 11, 2018

Jocelyn Rowley

Junior Tommy Bounds takes the ball up court against Denver West at the Roughrider Shootout on Jan. 6.

It was a rough ride for the Niwot boys basketball team at last weekend’s fourth annual Roughrider Shootout at Roosevelt High School.

The Cougars went 0-3 at the round-robin tournament, losing on successive days to Skyview, Conifer, and Denver West, and extending their losing streak to eight games. Though their play improved over the weekend, a lack of consistent effort was once again the Cougars’ undoing, according to head coach Eric Hejl.

“When we don’t play with confidence, we have a really hard time,” he said after his team lost 55-47 to the Conifer Lobos on Friday. “That...



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