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2017-18 Conestoga girls basketball team photo

CONESTOGA – The Conestoga girls basketball team finished the 2017-18 season 19-6. Autumn Hardesty, Sophia Svanda, Hannah Vogler, Sierra Dragoo, Ellie Sachs, Maddy Schwindt, Courtney Wagner, Gloria Izquierdo, Alexa Vogler, Sierra Kile, Anna Raisanen, Keely Gabehart, Shay Uhe, Keeli Holliman, Taylor McClatchey, Olivia Priefert, Myah Cummings and Jennifer Sedlacek all appeared in varsity games this year.

Offense

Conestoga scored 1,270 points this season and averaged 50.8 points per game. The team scored 321 points in the first quarter of games this year. Conestoga posted 359 points in the second quarter, 287 in the third quarter and 303 in the fourth period.

The Cougars went 471-of-1,100 from the field this season (42.8 percent). The team finished 341-of-749 from inside the arc (45.5 percent) and 130-of-351 from 3-point distance (37.0 percent). Conestoga went 198-of-299 from the free-throw line (66.2 percent).

Kile led the Cougars with 478 points. She averaged 19.1 points per game and went 159-of-332 from the field (47.9 percent). Kile finished 61-of-134 from 3-point range (45.5 percent) and 99-of-114 from the free-throw line (86.8 percent).

Hardesty finished second on the squad with 257 points. She averaged 10.3 points per game and went 93-of-213 from the field (43.7 percent). Hardesty finished 15-of-57 from 3-point distance (26.3 percent) and 56-of-99 from the free-throw line (56.6 percent).

Izquierdo collected 195 points for the Cougars. She finished 78-of-191 from the field (40.8 percent) and 24-of-70 from 3-point range (34.3 percent). She went 15-of-25 from the free-throw line (60.0 percent).

Raisanen finished the season with 124 points. She went 46-of-123 from the field (37.4 percent) and 24-of-70 from 3-point range (34.3 percent). She finished 8-of-11 from the foul line (72.7 percent).

Svanda was the fifth Cougar to reach triple digits in points. She finished 48-of-92 from the field (52.2 percent) and 5-of-11 at the free-throw line (45.5 percent).

Wagner (50), Alexa Vogler (25), Sachs (10), Gabehart (9), Dragoo (7), Holliman (4), Hannah Vogler (3), Schwindt (2), McClatchey (2), Cummings (2) and Uhe (1) all added points for Conestoga.

The Cougars dished out 381 assists during the campaign. Izquierdo (130), Hardesty (95), Kile (74), Svanda (31), Wagner (18), Raisanen (14), Alexa Vogler (6), Sachs (5), Dragoo (3), McClatchey (2), Priefert (1), Uhe (1) and Gabehart (1) all made assists.

Defense

Opponents scored 1,011 points and averaged 40.4 points per game. Opponents scored 221 points in the first quarter, 280 in the second quarter, 248 in the third period and 262 in the fourth quarter of games.

Conestoga limited teams to 30.7-percent shooting from the field this season (342-of-1,114). Opponents went 86-of-328 from 3-point range (26.2 percent) and 238-of-375 from the free-throw line (63.5 percent).

Conestoga finished the year with 209 steals. Izquierdo (62), Kile (56), Hardesty (31), Wagner (18), Raisanen (11), Sachs (10), Alexa Vogler (6), Svanda (5), Dragoo (3), Cummings (3), Schwindt (2), Gabehart (1) and Holliman (1) all produced steals for CHS.

The Cougars collected 93 blocks this winter. Kile (62), Svanda (11), Izquierdo (9), Raisanen (3), Wagner (3), Dragoo (3), Gabehart (1) and Priefert (1) all blocked shots for the squad.

Rebounding

Conestoga ended the year with 664 rebounds and averaged 26.6 per game. The team hauled in 186 offensive and 478 defensive boards during the campaign. Opponents tallied 696 rebounds this season (276 offensive, 420 defensive).

Kile led the Cougars with 167 rebounds (42 offensive, 125 defensive). Izquierdo collected 100 rebounds (14 offensive, 86 defensive) and Hardesty made 99 rebounds (27 offensive, 72 defensive). Svanda chipped in 94 rebounds (30 offensive, 64 defensive).

Wagner (74), Raisanen (60), Sachs (26), Alexa Vogler (24), Schwindt (5), Dragoo (5), Cummings (4), Hannah Vogler (2), Holliman (2), Gabehart (1) and Uhe (1) all generated rebounds for the team.

Achievements

Conestoga posted the most victories in one season in more than three decades. The 1981-82 group of Cougars won a program-best 22 games.

Kile set Conestoga single-season marks for made 3-pointers (61) and free-throw percentage (86.8 percent). Raisanen tied a school-best mark for 3-pointers in one game with six.

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