Sierra Lutheran boys split opening games
December 10, 2004
The Sierra Lutheran High boys basketball team opened their season with a loss to Gabbs and followed with a win against the Smith Valley junior varsity team.
In the opener, Gabbs was able to take advantage of the Falcons’ first-game jitters and jumped out to an early lead.
Sierra Lutheran also ran into some foul trouble and Gabbs took a 20-point lead into halftime.
“Once we settled down and overcame our nerves, we played them pretty evenly in the second half,” coach Norm Brauer said.
The final score was 62-39. Junior Cameron Hart led Sierra Lutheran with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Tuesday, the Falcons traveled to Smith Valley and picked up a 35-30 victory over the Bulldogs junior varsity squad.
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Hart again led the Falcons with 15 points and junior guard Elliott McPeek added 11.
The Lady Falcons also opened up the season with a split, losing their opener and winning at Smith Valley.