Falcons fall in opening round of tourney
February 20, 2016
A big fourth-quarter run helped the Owyhee High girls basketball team pull away to a 53-35 victory against Sierra Lutheran Thursday afternoon in the Northern Division IV Region Tournament opening round at Hug High School in Reno.
Owyhee scored 11 unanswered points to start the fourth quarter on its way to a 47-27 advantage. The Braves never trailed in the game as they jumped out to a 13-10 first quarter lead. They extended the lead to 24-18 at halftime and 36-27 at the end of three quarters.
Owyhee (15-6), came in as the East's No. 2 seed. Sierra Lutheran (17-10) came in as the West's No. 3 seed after qualifying for the postseason for the first time in program history.