Girls basketball: Huskies play 'great game' in close loss to Newport, fall to No. 5 Philomath
February 1, 2023
The Sweet Home girls basketball team was unable to find the win column in its first full week of league play, losing at home 48-42 to Newport on Jan. 24 and on the road 58-16 at Philomath on Jan. 27.
The Huskies (4-12) and the Cubs (9-7) were tied at 21 at halftime, but Newport stretched its lead to five by the end of the third quarter and held on to get the victory.
"We played a great game," said Sweet Home Head Coach Michelle Knight. "We still had too many turnovers, but over all we played four great quarters of basketball. Everybody played as a team and worked to their strengths. We had...