WESTPORT, Conn. Greens Farms Academy girls basketball coach Jen Doughty has an inexperienced squad taking the floor this winter for the Dragons, so she expects tough games such as Mondays 39-20 loss to King.
These girls are going to be fine, Doughty said. They are just learning the basics right now.
King took advantage of the Dragons inexperience, particularly that of its guards, to force 29 turnovers. The Vikings opened the game with a 21-2 run and were never challenged thereafter. Greens Farms played better in the second half, when it outscored the Vikings 12-6. Tatiana Brown scored 11 points to lead King, and Domonique Carter-Stanley added 10. Brown and Carter-Stanley were also among the most bothersome defenders for Greens Farms and came up with numerous steals.
King is a talented team that has a lot of experience, Doughty said. Theyll be a tough team for anyone in the conference.
Meighan Grady of Darien played well for the Dragons, scoring a team-high eight points. She had six in the first half and is one of the few returning players who saw varsity action last year. Shes a very good defensive player, and shes getting better on offense, Doughty said.
Greens Farms is off until January, when it returns for a road game at St. Lukes on Jan. 5.
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