A pair of new basketball coaches made their debuts at Bandys High School on Friday — both with different results.
The Lady Trojans used a strong third quarter to pick up a 69-53 victory against Fred T. Foard in Mark Story’s first game as girls head coach.
In the night’s finale, the Trojans’ boys basketball team chipped away at a double-digit halftime deficit, but couldn’t come back, falling in Scott Stilwell’s first game as Bandys boys coach.
Bandys 69, Fred T. Foard 53
Behind 20 points from reigning CVAC player of the year Madi Story, the Lady Trojans opened their season with a 16-point win.
Haleigh Lackey and Sara Goble each added 10 points for Bandys (1-0).
Kayla Whitworth and Chelsea Turner powered Foard (0-1) with 15 points each.
Fred T. Foard 48, Bandys 40
Leading by 12 points at halftime, the Tigers weathered a furious rally from the Trojans in the fourth quarter to come away victorious in their season opener.
Joe Isenhour and Brice Falgout led Foard (1-0) with 10 points each.
Dylan Wambold led Bandys (0-1) with nine points. Colton Medlin added eight points, while Kyle Tiffany and Chris Sorrenson had seven points.