Lady Outlaws drop game against Stayton
Last updated 2/8/2022 at Noon
The Lady Outlaws hoopsters fell 48-35 on the road at Stayton on Thursday, February 4. The Eagles are a good team and entered the contest with an 11-4 record. In the Outlaws’ last matchup against Stayton they fell 24-45, so they did perform better this time around.
Emma Lutz, Ila Reid, Haleigh Froehlich, and Josie Patton combined for Sisters’ 10 points in the first quarter. Stayton put 16 points on the scoreboard to lead at the end of one. In the second quarter, Lutz and Froehlich scored the Outlaws’ only buckets. The Eagles managed to score six and entered the half up by 12.
The third quarter proved to be a repeat of the first, with the Eagles outscoring the Outlaws 16-10. The Outlaws won the fourth quarter by one point, but ended up with a 13-point loss.
Sisters was a bit too quick in shooting the long ball, and finished 3-17 from behind the arc.
Lutz and Reid led the Outlaws in scoring with nine points each. Lutz also contributed four rebounds, four steals, and two assists. Payden Petterson tallied seven points, four rebounds, and two assists.
Froehlich led the team in rebounds with 10, and also scored five points. Patton pulled down six rebounds, and tallied four points, two assists, and two blocks.
Coach Paul Patton praised the play of point guard Emma Lutz, and told The Nugget she had one of her best games of the season.
Of the game Patton said, “We played with great effort and made them work for every point they got. Offensively, we ran our action as well as we have all year and got good shots.”
“We are improving as a basketball team.” Patton added, “What we need to continue to work on is building confidence in ourselves and playing in a joyful way that makes success more likely.”
The Outlaws are currently 1-6 in league and 6-12 overall. Sisters was scheduled to play on the road at Sweet Home on Tuesday, February 8. They will travel to Newport on Friday.