Triplicate Staff

The Del Norte High girls varsity basketball team fell 71-27 on the road Tuesday night to Fortuna.

The Warriors trailed 37-14 at the half as the Huskies pulled away for the 44-point win in Big 5 Conference action.

Del Norte head coach Buzz McCulloch said that they were greatly outsized in the post and Fortuna took advantage.

"They got the ball inside and scored at will," he said.

Emma Card led Warrior scorers with 10 points and Panhia Yang finished with nine points.

The freshman and junior varsity teams also lost to Fortuna.

Del Norte fell to 3-12 overall and 0-3 in the Big 5.

The Warriors play at home for the first time this year tonight when

they face Arcata. The varsity contest starts at 7:30 p.m. with the

freshman game at 4:30 p.m. and the junior varsity contest at 6 p.m.