Teams Looking Good – Basketball Teams Bring the Heat This Semester

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PHOTO | Margarita Lopez

The Wonder Boys and Golden Suns have had a successful season so far, the Wonder Boys bringing in 10 wins and six losses, while the Golden Suns have had nine wins and five losses.

The Wonder Boys had a rocky start to their season, losing their first four games. They made a comeback on Nov. 23 with a 68-61 win against Drury. They went on a five-game win streak, defeating the University of the Ozarks, Arkansas Monticello, Ouachita, and Henderson State. The Wonder Boys lost to Southern Arkansas on Dec. 17 but have dominated most of their games since.

As for team leaders, Taelon Peter, a sophomore from Russellville, dominates in points and steals per game. Wes Harris, a junior from Phoenix, Arizona, leads the team in blocks and rebounds per game.

The Golden Suns struggled through five losses but have otherwise controlled the court, including accomplishing a recent 64-62 win against Ouachita on Jan. 21.

The Golden Suns have multiple standout players, including Jalei Oglesby, a sophomore from Howe, Oklahoma, who leads the team in points and rebounds per game. Sarah Edmondson, a Flower Mound, Texas freshman, dominates in blocks per game.

The Wonder Boys and Golden Suns have 12 more games until the Great American Conference Tournament on March 5. in Shawnee, Oklahoma.