Two road contests this past week ended in defeat for the Peabody-Burns High School girls’ basketball team.
PBHS had a Feb. 3 loss to Sedgwick, 46-32, and a Friday loss to Little River, 45-14.
The team will compete next at home against Canton-Galva and then have a road game at Inman.
Sedgwick took the early four-point lead against the Lady Warriors.
PBHS finally got on the board with less than four minutes left in the first quarter with a basket from Savage.
That would be all from the offense of the PBHS squad. The Cardinals added five more and took the 9-2 lead at the end of one period of play.
Free throws became the story for the Lady Warriors in the second.
Savage had five points, including a free throw. Stephanie Rempel had three points, including a free throw. Bayleigh Clark had two free throws and Michaela Methvin and Traylee Woodruff each had one.
The Cardinals came up with 15 in the period and led, 24-14, at the half.
The PBHS offense added nine in the third.
Julie Wedel had a three-pointer to lead the Lady Warriors in scoring.
Methvin and Savage each had a basket and Woodruff added two free throws.
Sedgwick compiled 12 and the gap at the end of three was 13, 36-23.
Sedgwick outscored PBHS 10-9 in the final period of the contest. Wedel came up with five points, Clark had two, and Savage added two free throws.
Danielle Savage, 11; Julie Wedel, 8; Bayleigh Clark, 4; Michaela Methvin, 3; Stephanie Rempel, 3; Traylee Woodruff, 3.
The first three minutes of the Little River contest was scoreless until the Redskins put in a basket in the first quarter with 4:13 on the clock.
Savage, with an assist from Woodruff, tied the game at two with a basket.
Little River added five points before Methvin answered with a basket for the PBHS squad.
Little River nailed a three-pointer and Rempel and Savage answered with a basket each.
One more point was added by Little River and the gap was three at the end of the first period, 11-8.
Little River had a 6-0 run before Woodruff came up with a bucket for the Lady Warriors.
Clark added the only other PBHS basket before the half, as Little River added eight more and led, 25-12, at the half.
PBHS was held scoreless in the third quarter.
The Redskins added 11 and the Lady Warriors trailed, 36-12, at the end of the period.
Clark added the only basket for PBHS in the fourth.
Bayleigh Clark, 4; Danielle Savage, 4; Michaela Methvin, 2; Traylee Woodruff, 2; Stephanie Rempel, 2.