Maddie Schluter dribbles the ball up top and calls for her team to slow things down in the third quarter of a Tuesday night game against Gulf Breeze that Navarre is well on its way to winning.
Earlier this season, Schluter, one of the top point guards in the region, might have felt rushed to make a pass even if a teammate truly wasn’t open.
Now, she’s more decisive and typically looks to make the play that is going to put the Raiders in the best possible position.
Schluter ended up with 12 points, half coming from beyond the arc, and she also dished out a handful of assists and tallied a few steals to help propel the Raiders to a 62-35 victory last week, completing a season sweep of the rival Dolphins.
“She has more confidence and is listening to me more,” Navarre head coach Abby Fogg said. “Maddie is a good player and has the skill. Sometimes she has a tough time, but she’s playing better and making better decisions.”
Schluter said while there have been challenging moments this season, the experience she gained in the summer months is starting to pay off.
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