The Herren 2 “Wild Bees” scored another road win at USC Heidelberg last weekend with a 54-43 victory. The “Wild Bees” got off to a slow start and took 2 quarters to really get their running legs under them. After a low output of 10 point for the 1st and 2nd quarters, the “Wild Bees” came out with a strong point production of 20 points while holding Heidelberg to 11. “We started moving the ball in our set offense to find the open shooter outside and was able to find our low post to do damage to their defense” stated Coach Wicks.
The Herren2 “Wild Bees” got a home victory 68:64 against TSV Wieblingen on Saturday February 20, winning going down the stretch. The “Wild Bees” started slow with a low 1st quarter output advantage of 11-8, but turned on the flow with a 23 point 2nd quarter to lead at halftime 34-28. But as basketball goes, there are more than the players on the court. “I have always told the players, you play against 7 people on the court, the other team and the 2 Schiedsrichters” stated Coach Wicks. “The Schiedsrichters are as much of the game as the other team and can affect the outcome.
The Herren 2 “Wild Bees” came up short in point this weekend at Rohrbach with a 82-70 lost. Playing good man defense the “Wild Bees” were able to be ahead 38-36 going into the halftime break. “We have been able to work hard on our defense to be able to get thru picks and screens to shut the other team down” stated Coach Wicks. Our man defense coverage comes thru hard work, but also working together as “team defense” to keep teams out of their shooting habits.
The Bezirksliga “Wild Bees” faced the 1st place Viernheim/Weinheim at HWH this weekend, but fell short of pulling off an upset win with a 75-56 lost at home. But the “Wild Bees” showed the visiting team that the “Bees” have a defensive swarm that they will have to worry about. The “Wild Bees” were able to hold Viernheim to low point productions in the 1st, 2nd and 4th quarters, but fell short on producing points themselves. “Managing to hold they on defense, allowed us to actually get more shots but they just did not go in”, stated Coach Wicks.