Forest Lake wraps up pair of court victories
The Forest Lake girls basketball team extended its winning streak to 11 games Tuesday with a one-sided trouncing of Wilton Christian on the road.
The Falcons doled out an 85-39 loss to Wilton.
Ashley Huusfeldt led Forest Lake with 19 points. She also had eight rebounds and two assists.
“She came back with a vengeance,” said Forest Lake coach Ryan Hodges.
Jamie Laughlin and Tracy Malone both posted double-doubles. Laughlin scored 15 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Malone had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Brooke Hodges had 11 points, six assists and two steals.
“The girls played well,” said Hodges. “They went out and played hard.”
The Lady Falcons’ overall record is now 13-1. They are 3-0 in Central Valley Christian League play.
The Falcons take to the road on Friday to play Faith Christian.
Forest Lake 21 16 23 23 – 85
Wilton 8 14 11 6 – 39
Forest Lake boys roll over Wilton
James Belch and Max Botner combined for 34 points as the Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team defeated Wilton Christian 78-46 Tuesday in an away matchup.
The win ups the Falcons’ Central Valley Christian League record to 2-1.
The Falcons led by only four after the first quarter, then turned up the pressure on both sides of the ball in a 21-point second quarter to take a 13 -point lead into the break.
“We started off a little sloppy, but we made much better decisions in the second quarter,” FLC head coach Davin Johnson said. “We played better defensively and pushed the ball up on transition.”
Belch and Botner each scored a game-high 17 points.
Nate Cowing chipped in 10 points off the bench. Colin Harman finished with seven.
FLC will play at Faith Christian of Yuba City Friday at 8 p.m.
Forest Lake 17 21 22 18 -78
Wilton 13 12 15 6 – 46
Five Jr. Miner football players and four Jr. Miner cheerleaders have all been selected to participate in the Sacramento (SYF) Youth Shrine Bowl, which benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children.
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