|Scooper girls drop Friday night matchup to Douglas
Gary Matthews - January 7, 2017
BOX ELDER, S.D. - Douglas had three players score in double-figures as the Patriots outlasted the Sturgis Scoopers 55-51 in Friday night girl's basketball.
Douglas started strong, jumping out to a 15-8 lead. Sturgis battled back and outscored the Patriots 21-8 in the second quarter to take a 29-23 lead at halftime.
But Douglas swung momentum back their way, and went on a 12-0 run in the third quarter to lead 41-39 after three.
Douglas maintained that slim lead through the fourth quarter, and made their free throws down the stretch to hang on for the win.
Sturgis was led by Brook Janz, who had 19 points. However, turnovers again plagued the Scoopers.
Sturgis is 0-1 in Division play and 2-3 overall on the season.