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Falcons’ girls win league opener

The Sierra Lutheran High School girls basketball team opened its Western Division IV season on Tuesday with a 49-8 victory against Excel Christian in Sparks.

Cali Benton scored 13 points and Amy Westre 10 to help the Falcons even their overall season record at 2-2 (1-0 league).

The Falcons led 14-0 at the end of one quarter and 26-4 at halftime.

Sierra Lutheran grabbed 34 rebounds as a a team, led by Grace Bonafede with 12 and Westre 8. Leanna Temple also contributed 2 assists and 2 steals.

The Falcons travel to Hawthorne next Friday to play defending league champion Mineral County.