108-3 girl's basketball raises eyebrows

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    It's been called unsportsmanlike. It's been called ugly. The question now is whether Christian Heritage (Utah) High, which routed West Ridge (Utah) Academy, 108-3, in a girls basketball game last week, actually did anything wrong by blowing out an overwhelmed opponent.......

    "I don’t know why the score was that high, or what the point was," Jamie Keefer, West Ridge’s athletic director and a coach for the girls’ team, told the Salt Lake Tribune. "I don’t think it would’ve happened that way if it were the other way around."...

    "I have been on the other side of this equation," McGill told ABC 4. "It was very insulting when teams slowed the ball down and just passed it around. That's why I'd rather have a team play me straight up, and that's why I played them straight up. Because I didn't want to taunt them, I didn't want to embarrass them, I didn't want them to think we could do whatever we want."

    108-3 girls basketball rout raises questions - Prep Rally - High School - Yahoo! Sports

    hello?
     
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    Really? :eusa_eh:
     
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    3 points?
     
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    Why. The winning team's coach knew early on what was happening; good sportsmanship and common sense suggests you bench the starters and usual subs and play the rest. Good for your team, their team and the game itself.
     
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    They lost, deal with it. They got beat (and badly) deal with it.

    Part of playing the game is winning and losing, and dealing with the outcome.

     
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    According to the article, the winning team had only 9 people, total, on their varsity and junior varsity squad....combined.

    I think the other team just really, really, really, really sucked.
     
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    Part of playing the game is respecting the game, and one's opponents.
     
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    Kinda what my question of "3 points?" was getting at.
     
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    So you are saying they should have taken pity on them? Sometimes taking a trouncing does a bad team good.
     
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    If I lost a game 108-3 I'd prolly shut the fuck up and hope nobody else hears about it.
     

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