The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Pioneer girls unable to climb back from deficits

 

January 8, 2020

Senior Amanda Cline (22) looking to move the ball to the basket agains the Bearcats.

The Big Sandy girls found themselves in an early hole against both their weekend hardcourt opponents and the Lady Pioneers could not climb all the way out in either matchup.

The Pioneers (0-3, 1-5) played even with Denton-Geyser-Stanford after a turnover-filled first quarter but fell 47-32 Friday at home. On Saturday, they ran into the buzzsaw known as the Great Falls Tribune No.3-ranked Fort Benton Longhorns, losing 70-11.

Seven giveaways by Big Sandy allowed the visiting Bearcats to rush out to an 18-5 lead at the end of the first period.

The Pioneers tightened up their handle on the bask...



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