NOOKSACK VALLEY PIONEERS
Coach: Shane Wichers
Last season: 11-13, (5-8 NWC), eliminated in the Class 1A Bi-District tournament
Players to watch: Erika Ramstead, (Jr., G), Amanda TeVelde (Sr., G), Austen Beard, (So., P)
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Outlook: The Pioneers had enough pieces to make a run at the state tournament last season, but just couldn’t seem to put everything together. This season that should change. Ramstead is one of the more versatile players in the conference, averaging 16.8 points per game. She’s complemented well by TeVelde and post Ashley Lambert. Some of Nook-sack Valley’s frontcourt players are young, but have potential. One of the biggest challenges the Pioneers face will be finding a way to improve on last season’s 44 points per game, if they can do that this squad could go far.
No. Player (Pos., Ht., Yr.)
10. Alex Ozuna (G, 5-3, So.)
11. Amanda TeVelde (G, 5-7, Sr.)
14. Breanna Warner (P, 5-10, Fr.)
15. Erika Ramstead (G, 6-0, Jr.)
20. Ashley Lambert (P, 5-9, Sr.)
22. Joanne TeVelde (G, 5-6, G)
24. Austen Beard (P, 5-9, P)
25. Danielle Way (P, 6-0, So.)
30. Haley Dodd (P, 5-11, Sr.)
35. Bailey DeBruin (G, 5-4, So.)
44. Allison Johnson (P, 5-11, Fr.)
Dec. 5, Meridian, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 7, at Lynden Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 13, Blaine, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 15, at Lynden, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 19, Sehome*, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 21, at Meridian*, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 27, at Sun Dome tournament, TBA
Dec. 28, at Sun Dome tournament, TBA
Jan. 5, at Anacortes*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 8, at Blaine*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 11, Bellingham*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 14, Friday Harbor, 3 p.m.
Jan. 15, Lynden*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19, at Burlington-Edison*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 22, Mount Baker*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 26, at Squalicum*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 29, Ferndale*, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 31, Mount Vernon*, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 2, at Sedro-Woolley*, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 8, Lynden Christian*, 7:30 p.m.