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'Tired' girls lose twice in basketball, to La Pine and Harrisburg


January 1, 2020

Sean C. Morgan

BECKY BELCHER takes the ball to the hoop while a La Pine opponent tries to stop her.

The Huskies lost two games last week in girls basketball, 59-46 to La Pine at home Dec. 23 and 56-29 at Harrisburg Friday.

Against La Pine, Sweet Home built a 20-16 lead in the first quarter, but La Pine made up ground in the second to lead 27-25 at halftime before breaking away in the third quarter to lead 45-33 at the end of the third quarter.

"I think that we just got tired," said Coach Michelle Knight. "We've played a lot of basketball in a short period of time."

The team continues to struggle with illness and injury, and Katie Miller has not played since Dec. 21, leaving just seven va...

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