Girls Basketball

In addition to learning the movement, hard work, and flow of the game itself, Darrow girls learn that there is strength in the team spirit they create. Known through the years as a competitive team, the girls have a tight community. Regardless of a previous experience, girls are welcome to the team and form bonds based on shared work, and shared rewards.

Girls Basketball Calendar

«February 2017»
  • Girls Basketball vs. Hoosac (away)
    2/1/2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. Hoosac (away)

    Darrow Women's Basketball traveled to Hoosick Falls, NY where they lost a close decision to the home team Owls, 44-38.  The game was intense, spirited, physical and up tempo throughout.  Sophomore forward Tyler led Darrow with 11 points, including a 3-pointer, 13 rebounds and 3 steals.  Senior guard KayKay added 7 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals, all while playing intense full court defense.  Sophomore stealth weapon Princess Krystal added 7 points, including a 3-pointer.  Sophomore center Leah scored 6 points and ripped down 9 boards.  Junior guard and captain Jayme had 7 steals and a basket.  Senior forward and captain Mia added a 3-pointer.
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  • Girls Basketball vs. Emma Willard (home)
    2/3/2017 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. Emma Willard (home)

    It came down to the final shot in a game played before a pretty large gathering at D's House and that shot did not go in for Darrow. Emma Willard JV prevailed in the thrilling contest 31-30. Senior forward and captain Mia led Darrow with 7 points, including a 3-pointer, 11 rebounds. Sophomore forward Tyler also scored 7 points, including a 3-pointer, and had 6 steals. Junior guard and captain Jayme added 5 points, made some clutch free throws, had 2 key assists and pulled down 5 rebounds.... all while playing her usual sterling defense. Senior guard KayKay scored 2 critical baskets as the game went back and forth in the second half and was a force on the boards with 7 rebounds. Sophomore center Leah tallied 4 points and 5 boards. Sophomore guard Meredith was a stalwart on defense, added 2 points on key free throws and completed 2 steals.
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  • Girls Basketball vs. Oakwood (away)
    2/15/2017 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. Oakwood (away)

    Darrow Women's Basketball traveled to Oakwood Friends where they dropped a 55-30 decision to the undefeated league leaders. Senior and co-captain Mia led the Ducks with a career high 13 points, including 3 3-pointers. Junior guard and co-captain Jayme added 4 points and an assist, while senior guard KayKay, making her first varsity start, scored 4, had an assist and pulled down 5 rebounds. Sophomore forward Tyler regrouped after a challenging first half to score 6 points, snag 7 rebounds and complete 2 blocks.  And... DWB had a great team dinner on the way home...
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  • Girls Basketball vs. NYMA (away)
    2/17/2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. NYMA (away)

    Darrow Women's Basketball rolled down to New York Military where they posted a 43-11 win against a young, aggressive opponent.   Senior guard KayKay scored a career high 16 points, mixing in a team high 8 rebounds, 7 steals and 3 assists in a very impressive performance.  Princess Krystal scored a season high 8 points.  Sophomore forward Tyler added 10 points, including 2 of her trademark 3-pointers.  Co-captains Mia (senior) and Jayme (junior) played the entire 32 minutes, scoring 4 and 5 points respectively.  More importantly, they stabilized several novel player rotations necessitated by the absence of one starter.  Sophomore guard Meredith played withering defense, especially in the first half when she led the DWB press.  Junior forward Katy had 4 rebounds and a steal.  Sophomore forward Anooshah ripped down 5 rebounds.   And the highlight of highlights in the game was that senior manager Nyaiah suited up for the Ducks for the first time this season *and* scored a beautiful 15-foot basket that brought the Darrow bench to its feet in happy rejoicing.
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  • Girls Basketball vs. Storm King (home)
    2/18/2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. Storm King (home)

    In a bruising affair, Storm King defeated Darrow Women's Basketball 27-14 in D's House on Senior Day. Darrow seniors Mia, KayKay and Nyaiah were recognized before the game, along with the 3 seniors from Storm King. KayKay, alternating between guard and forward, led Darrow with 6 points and 10 rebounds. Princess Krystal '19 posted 5 early points for DWB, including a 3-pointer. Sophomore forward Tyler was stymied by the suffocating Storm King defense, but was able to compensate for that with 14 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks - hustle and desire plays, all. Sophomore guard Meredith led the DWB press and added a nice free throw, complete with celebratory dance. Co-captains Mia and Jayme finished the regular season with back-to-back 32-minute games.
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  • Girls Basketball vs. HVAL (away)
    2/21/2017 3:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. HVAL (away)

    Darrow Women's Basketball notched its first road playoff win in 18 years with decisive win at Poughkeepsie Day School, 48-29.  Sophomore forward Tyler paced the team with her strongest game of the season: she scored a career high 17 points, including 2 3-pointers, pulled down 18 rebounds, dished out a season high 6 assists and blocked 2 PDS shots.  Senior guard KayKay scored 10 and added 2 assists, right ahead of senior forward and co-captain Mia, who tallied 9 points on 3 3-pointers (plus 4 assists).  Sophomore center Leah anchored the back end of the defense, scored 3 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked 2 shots.  Junior guard and co-captain Jayme drew the assignment of marking the opponent's top player and did a marvelous job of forcing her to work for every shot.  This stellar work was supported by sophomore guard Meredith, who stepped in to mark the opposing player when Jayme ran into a little bit of foul trouble.  Princess Krystal added 4 points in her special role.  Junior forward Katy and sophomore forward Anooshah helped close out the win with strong defense and rebounding in the game's waning minutes.  The win was a total team effort and represented the Ducks' best performance of the season to date.  The Women Road Warriors go at it again tomorrow, this time in the semi-finals against Oakwood Friends.
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  • Girls Basketball vs. HVAL (away)
    2/22/2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Girls Basketball vs. HVAL (away)

    Darrow had no answer for Oakwood's size, falling to the undefeated defending league champions 51-32 in the HVAL semi-finals.  Sophomore forward Tyler netted 10 points, including 2 3-pointers, and nabbed 11 rebounds to lead Darrow.  Senior forward and co-captain Mia netted 3 3-pointers for 9 points (and also had 6 rebounds).  Senior guard KayKay had 8 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.  Junior guard and co-captain Jayme led the press on defense, added 4 points and dished out 3 assists.  Sophomore forward Anooshah had a strong performance on the boards, 4 rebounds, against the taller, more experienced opponent.  Darrow congratulated Oakwood and wished them well in the league finals and New England's and then turned homeward for the final bus ride together this season....
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