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Girls Basketball: Niwot’s playoff chances fade


February 17, 2018

Photo by Jocelyn Rowley Sophie Grant brings the ball up court in transition against Thompson Valley on Feb. 8.

Late season woes continued for the Niwot girls basketball team, which dropped another two conference games last week, and were all but eliminated from post-season contention in spite of a Saturday night victory over Silver Creek.

On Feb. 6, the Cougars were blown-out at Mountain View 60-24, a stunning reversal from the earlier season matchup, won handily by Niwot. Then, two nights later, the Cougars squandered a 13-point third-quarter effort by Sophie Grant at Thompson Valley for their sixth loss in seven games.

Afterward the Thompson Valley loss, Niwot head coach Terri Ward struggled for...

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