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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2016 THE GRIDLEY HERALD Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at )I O By David Vantress Bailey Roles is also Sports~News Reporter a force on the boards for Biggs, averaging 12.6 rpg. As the 2015-16 sea- Man-to-man defense son winds down, the is the Wolverines' main- Biggs High School gifts stay, and Sheridan said basketball team finds it- his team has done a good self in position to make job with its rotations. history. Looking ahead to the The Wolverines have upcoming CIF Northern never won a section title. Section playoffs, the Wol- But at 18-3 (5-0 Mid- verines should be one of Valley League) with just the top two seeds in their five games remaining, bracket, Sheri- Biggs is well-positioned dan said. for runs at both the MVL That would add some and section champion- critical advantages: The ships.. The Wolverines top four teams get a first- currently compete in the round bye, and" the' top CIF Northern Section, twd!teams get the first- Division 6, but due to in- round bye plus two guar- creased enrollment, 'will anteed home games. move up to Division 5 Collins said she next year. hasn't had too much Biggs coach Tim trouble adjusting to the Sheridan said this year's faster pace of the varsity team has really come to- game. gether, both on and off "I play a lot of AAU the court, basketball, so I've al- A pair of fresh- ways played against older men, Megan Collins and girls, Collins said. Emonye Jones, have :: Morgan Roles, a se- stepped up in a big way, nior, shares point guard Sheridan said. duties with Collins. She "They've learnedhow "said she and Collins to play at the varsity level have bonded quickly and very quickly. Sheridan learned to complement said after practice earlier each other on the court. this week. "They're im- "Whichever of us isn't proving with each gamey bringing the ball up the The Wolverines have court becomes the shoot- both good inside arid out- ing guard,' Roles said. side play, and have played Both players have a great defense so far this good idea what the Wol- season as well. - verines need to do in or- Biggs is averaging der to keep this dream 47.1 ppg. Collins leads the season rolling. way with 12.2 ppg. Jones "We need to keep is chipping in with 10.8 our composure, and stay ppg, and also adding 12.6 hungry,"Roles said. rpg, so she's averaging a The Wolverines trav- double-double, eled to Maxwell Tuesday Biggs girls basketball player (Photo by David Vantress) night. They hit the road for Quincy and a key MVL matchup Thursday night. Cierra Pyle guards Miranda Felkins of the Bigg~; J.V. team during practice at Monday. VALENTINES MADE AT LIBRARY - Many the Butte County Library Gridley Branch by Lisa Van De Hey) bright colored Valentines were created at last week by enthusiastic children. (Photo GLADIATORS AT OROVILLE - Gridley Gladiators did well at the Oroville Rattlers In- vitational on February 6 at Nelson School in Oroville. Alex Avina, Champion varsity 185, Sammy Schnepal, 2nd place, 89 Ibs; Miko Montero, 2nd place, 142 Ibs., and Malia Montero, Champion, 142 Ibs. (Photo provided) + Pick up an application at 650 Kentucky St.