Youth will be served at KFHS this winter

Chris Cowbrough
Staff Writer

Frosh class
has skills

The youth movement has definitely caught on with the Kettle Falls High girl’s basketball program. Head coach Tyler Edwards counts a record eight freshmen on this year’s squad.
No, eight freshman on your varsity roster isn’t the norm—far from it.
The Lady Bulldogs return only one senior in 5-7 forward/post Kennedy McKern. Junior guards Mallory Pounds (5-4) and Taylor Dunlap (5-6) also return to bolster the starting line-up and assume major ball-handling duties.
Then there are all those underclassmen—and women.
“We definitely have a solid freshman class,” pointed out Edwards.
The frosh are also talented and more experienced than any incoming KFHS class because of extensive AAU play.

Frosh starters?

“There definitely is the potential for some of those freshmen to start,” Edwards said. “It’s going to be fun to see where all the pieces fit. We have some good upper-classmen and some good young talent.”
Returning sophomore players include Ali Trenkle (5-6), and a pair of 5-2 guards—Kaitlyn Eslick and Josie Neilsen.
“Ali is a good athlete who will play the three or four for us,” Edwards said.