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1999-2000 School Year
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1999-2000 Varsity Basketball Team: Players names not published in 2000 South yearbook

The Tiger Women’s Basketball team hoped to improve over the previous season’s disappointing record.  However, by the end of the 1999-2000 season, the team may have been happy duplicating the 1998-99 record.  The Tigers finished in last place in the conference, winning only one game. 

South began the conference season with five consecutive losses.  Henry began the season defeating the Tigers by more than 40 points, 78-34.  Edison handed the Tigers their next loss, 52-35.  In recent years, neither of these teams would have had much of a chance against South.  The third loss was a close four-point contest, with the Southwest Lakers handing the Tigers their third straight loss. Roosevelt beat the Tigers by 10, 48-38.  Defending conference champion North tripled the Tigers score in a 74-28 game.

The only conference win of the season was in the sixth game against Washburn.  The Tigers took out their frustrations on the Miller, winning by 15, 58-43. However, the last six conference games were all losses.

Henry almost doubled the Tiger score, 77-39.  Edison won by 11, 56-45.  Southwest won 51-38.  The game against Roosevelt was the closest of the second half, 61-54. North almost quadrupled the Tigers in their second meeting 79-22. The game against Washburn was a “close” 68-60 contest.

The Tigers fared slightly better winning only two non-conference games.  The victories were against St. Paul Highland Park, 46-38, and St. Paul Como Park, 60-41.  The losses were to St. Paul Central, 73-22, South St. Paul, 43-33, Richfield, 58-33, Totino Grace, 55-22, Visitation, 61-31, and Trinity, 49-38.

Like the players, Head Coach Scott Carter was disappointed with the season.  The team matured during the season, which will be an asset in future years.