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.