The 2014-2015 Lady Hodags basketball season got off to a rocky start Thursday night. Rhinelander traveled to the Boson Field house in Marshfield to take on the Tigers in the season opener for both clubs.
The Tigers got on the board early and often and jumped out to a quick lead, putting up 22 points in the first quarter. Rhinelander answered back with just 10 of their own and things were pretty much over at that point. The Lady Hodags found it difficult to score against the bigger, stronger Marshfield team in the second quarter as well. The Lady Hodags only put up 9 points to bring the score to 41-19 going into halftime. Turnovers killed the visiting team as the Hodags turned the ball over 29 times.
In the 3rd quarter, Rhinelander continued to struggle against Marshfield's tough defense as the Hodags netted 6 points while giving up 15. Things only got worse for the Rhinelander team in the last quarter as they managed 3 points and fell to the home team 69-28....-->READ MORE