The La Plata girls and Sturgeon boys both pulled away late to split a pair of games Monday night.
The La Plata Lady Dogs used their fourth quarter surge to take down Sturgeon 44-28. In the first, Sturgeon jumped out to a 4-0 lead. Five lead changes were exchanged before La Plata grabbed a 20-16 lead at the half. The Lady Dogs put their foot on the gas in the final frame.
Steven Findley Jr with the call on 104.7 KRES and centralmoinfo.com. Claire Coy led all scorers with 25 points, 14 coming in the second half. Coach Chad Zeigler.
Four different Sturgeon players scored four or more points for the 7-13 Lady Bulldogs. Coach Michael Smith.
Aydan Wilhite had a team-high 8 points for Sturgeon. La Plata advances to 17-3.
The Sturgeon Bulldogs reversed the opening result, as a big second half led to a 60-42 win over La Plata. Trailing 17-15 after the first half, Sturgeon found the offense through senior Isaac Bolles.
Bolles finished with a team-high 24 points. Coach Jacob Youse said Bolles led a balanced offensive attack.
La Plata was outscored 25-45 in the second half. Senior Tucker Beautte scored 13 points for the Bulldogs. Coach Chad Zeigler pointed to the third quarter as the difference.
La Plata falls to 5-14 while Sturgeon improves to 9-12.
La Plata coach Chad Zeigler Postgame (GIRLS & BOYS):
Sturgeon coach Michael Smith Postgame:
Sturgeon coach Jacob Youse Postgame: