|1/8/2019 10:38:00 AM|
Lady Outlaws fall
in league opener
By Rongi YostThe Lady Outlaws dropped their game at Newport against the Cubs on Friday, January 4, in a final score of 43-24. Sisters stayed fairly close the first two quarters, but the Cubs steadily pulled away in the second half and recorded the win.
At the end of the first quarter the Outlaws were down 18-7, and at the half had closed the gap to eight with a score of 23-15.
The Outlaws started to unravel in the third, and pressure from the Cubs resulted in numerous turnovers. Sisters was outscored 20 to 9 in the second half and lost by 19.
On a positive note, Sisters did much better on the boards, and out-rebounded the Cubs.
Payden Petterson led the team with seven rebounds. Gracen Sundstrom recorded five rebounds and Meaghan Greaney and RylieReece Morgan had four rebounds each.
Isabelle Spitler led the Outlaws with 17 points, and was four-for-nine from the three-point line.
Coach Brittaney Niebergall-Brown said, "The girls played hard throughout the entire game, but the number of turnovers is continuously an issue as we are competing in games. We are focused on moving forward and working to improve our fundamental skills."
The Outlaws were to play at home against Cascade on Tuesday, January 8. They will travel to Woodburn on Friday, January 11.
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