Gilpin girls grab 2 wins

Gilpin High School girls bbBarbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. The Gilpin High School Eagles girls’ basketball team prevailed over the Mustangs and the Warriors, adding two victories to their record, 4-7.

On Thursday, January 22, the girls hosted the Alexander Dawson Mustangs and beat them 35-23. Delainey Lepro was the high scorer and Stephanie Siegrist made eight rebounds. The Eagles were behind by two at halftime but won the game in the third period when they outscored the Mustangs 15-4.

Period scores: 12-12  0-2  15-04  8-5

Individual statistics:

Delainey Lepro: 17 points, 1 3-pointer, 3 rebounds, 1 steal

Stephanie Siegrist: 2 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals

Khristine Barr: 6 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist

Daira Simon: 2 points, 2 rebounds

Alyssa Chareunsouk: 6 points, 2 blocks, 3 steals, 2 assists, 2 rebounds

Berkely Davis: 2 points, 1 rebounds

Cicely Lepro: 1 rebound

Julia Blohn: 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

On Saturday, January 24, the Gilpin girls traveled to Denver to play the Jim Elliot Christian Warriors, who are one of the top teams in the league, with a 9-3 record. The Eagles prevailed for three periods, leading 25-15. Although the Warriors put up points in the fourth period, Gilpin held on to their lead and won 32-28.

Period scores: 8-8  9-2  8-5  7-13

Individual statistics:

Delainey Lepro: 12 points, 4 rebounds

Stephanie Siegrist:  2 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block

Khristine Barr: 3 points, 4 assists, 2 steals

Daria Simon: 4 points, 7 rebounds

Alyssa Chareunsouk: 5 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Berkley Davis: 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal

Cicely Lepro: 1 assist

Julia Blohm: 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 points

The Gilpin girls are about halfway through the season. Their next home game is on February 5 against Longmont Christian at 6 p.m.

Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.