The Glastonbury High School girls' basketball team took a tough 63-27 loss to Enfield in its first game of the season.
Coach Chris Vozzolo said his team, which lost several athletic players to graduation last year, will have to regroup to figure out how to improve.
"It's a completely brand new group. It's an inexperienced, young group," Vuzzolo said, adding that practices have been competitive. "We had a lot of competition for playing time, and we're looking for girls who can work defensively, and can rebound the basketball. Sometimes we practice harder than we play on game night. We've seen that in our scrimmages. We just don't bring it against other teams."
After the loss, Vozzolo said his next practice would resemble the first practice this fall.
"We need to rip up everything and start again," he said. "We started [this game] with defense, we started with rebounding, and we have to go back to where that was. We showed, in the first half, we could play with them, and then we just kind of rolled over in the second half. "We learned we need to play a lot harder, we learned we need to take a lot more pride in our defense."
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