Local sports roundup – January 9

The Trinity Lutheran girls basketball team extended their winning streak to three games as they defeated West Washington 60-44 at home Thursday.

In the first quarter, the Cougars came out strong, building an eight-point, 17-9, lead.

After having a 26-21 lead at the half, the Cougars stood their ground, only allowing eight points while scoring 19 following halftime.

Both teams finished with 15 points in the fourth quarter as the Cougars moved to 6-8 on the season.

On the night, the Cougars had their range locked-in, nailing 11 3-pointers.

Freshman Maddie Roark led the Cougars with 26 points.

The Cougars’ Hailley Peters finished with 12 of her team’s 44 rebounds.

On Saturday the Cougars will host Southwestern (Hanover).

Medora girls have no answer for Springs Valley

MEDORA

The Springs Valley girls basketball team routed Medora 75-18 on Thursday.

The Hornets didn’t score in double figures in any quarter.

Things got ugly for the Hornets early, as they only scored two points in the first quarter while allowing 23 from the Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks cruised the rest of the way for the victory.

Carley McCammon led the Hornets with eight points, and Megan Weddel finished with a team-high seven rebounds.

Today, the Hornets (4-12) will travel to Union Dugger.