ThunderRidge's Rusk and Snipes commit for girls basketball

ThunderRidge's Rusk and Snipes commit for girls basketball

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ThunderRidge's Rusk and Snipes commit for girls basketball

Leading scorers for Grizzlies girls basketball verbally commit to play after high school

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Leading scorers for Grizzlies girls basketball verbally commit to play after high school

Rusk & Snipes commit for girls basketball

Rusk & Snipes commit for girls basketball

KUSA — ThunderRidge Grizzlies two leading scorers in the 2014-15 season, Taylor Rusk and Jaz’myne Snipes committed to college basketball programs for the 2016-17 season. Rusk will attend the University of Wyoming, a Mountain West NCAA Division I program, and Snipes will attend Regis University, a Rocky Mountain Athletics Division II program.

Rusk averaged 14 PPG, 7 RPG, 43 percent field goals made, and an overall 392 points last season. Snipes recorded 11.9 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 62 percent field goals made and an overall 320 points for the Grizzlies.

Power forward, Snipes, and shooting guard/small forward Rusk had a combined 44 percent of the points the team scored all last season. The Grizzlies went 25-3, the 5A state runner-up after losing to Broomfield in close game at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Matt Asik, ThunderRidge Grizzlies girls basketball new head coach said, “Right off the bat, ultimately our goal as a team is a state championship” said Asik. “We will talk about that as a team on day one.”

Both Rusk and Snipes will be key senior leaders in taking the Grizzlies back to the 5A state championship for the 2015-16 season.

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