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Girls go 1-1 in first week as Burke scores 53 points in 2 games

 

December 8, 2021

Benny Westcott

Brooke Burke looks for an opening against a withering Gladstone defense.

Sweet Home girls basketball beat Elmira 39-15 on their opening night Dec. 1, but then lost to Gladstone 62-48 two days later, a team that the OSAA ranks tops in 4A.

Junior Brooke Burke scored 25 points to beat the Falcons of Elmira. Senior Adaira Sleutel chipped in six points, and freshman Kaylynn Mamac, making her Husky debut, scored four.

"It was a great win. It's always great to start off the season with a win," said Head Coach Michelle Knight.

The Huskies scored even more against Gladstone, but their defense wasn't able to keep the Gladiators in check. Gladstone jumped out to an early 2...



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