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Ball-handling, shooting woes dog SH in losses to Siuslaw, S. Umpqua


December 27, 2016

MAKAYLA TOWRY works her way through a pair of South Umpqua defenders in the second quarter of the Huskies’ loss Tuesday.

The Huskies lost at home to Siuslaw 60-31 Dec. 19 and South Umpqua 45-24 Dec. 20.

South Umpqua established a strong lead out of the gate, 9-2 after a quarter, and held on to lead 20-11 at halftime. South Umpqua stretched its lead to 32-17 by the end of the third quarter.

The Huskies had a hard time holding onto the ball against South Umpqua, which accrued some 30 steals.

“They acted like they were tired to a certain extent,” said Coach Dave McNeil.

The Huskies fared better longer against Siuslaw, playing about 3½ quarters, McNeil said. Makayla Towry, Hailey Silver, Alana Sil...

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