Penguins open season with win over Gresham

    The Tri-County Penguins girls’ basketball team hosted the Gresham Wildcats for their season opener on Nov. 16. The Penguins cruised past the Wildcats for a relatively easy victory, 75-36.

    In under three minutes, the Penguins took a commanding 15-0 lead while seniors Amber Baehman, Alexis Rodriguez and Brooke Hopkins combined for the first 18 points.

    The trio continued to score throughout the remainder of the first half and along with junior Alyssa Buechner, tallied 50 points before heading to the locker room for halftime, 50-23.

    The Penguins were able to hold the Wildcats to only 13 points in the second half while recording 25 points of their own, including seven points from Buechner, and six points each from Baehman and junior Haley Kramer.

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