Sierra Lutheran girls 1-2 in tournament
The Sierra Lutheran girls basketball team went 1-2 to take fifth-place this past weekend at the Forest Lake Christian Christmas Classic in Auburn, Calif.
Sierra Lutheran opened on Friday with a 44-25 loss at the hands of Vacaville Christian, followed by a 37-10 loss on Saturday to Elliot Christian (Lodi, Calif.). The Falcons wrapped up their weekend with a 30-27 win against Western Sierra Collegiate Academy (Rocklin, Calif.) on Saturday.
Cali Benton scored 9 points to lead Sierra Lutheran to its win. Amy Westre also scored 5 points and Sabrina Ronato 4 for the Falcons, who came from behind thanks to an 11-4 run through the fourth quarter.
Benton, a 5-foot-6 junior, was named to the all-tournament team. Benton scored 8 points to go with 7 rebounds against Vacaville Christian. Westre added 6 points and Kimberly Eckert 5 for the Falcons.