Del Norte girls basketball go 2-1 in hoops tourney

December 04, 2006 11:00 pm

The Del Norte girls' basketball team went 2-1 at the Pacific Rim Basketball Tournament in Gold Beach, Ore., over the weekend.

The Warriors won their first game 42-18 over Pacific (Ore.) on Friday.

Saturday, th team lost 39-34 to Illinois Valley (Ore.). Alyssa Luna led Del Norte scorers with 11 points. Lauryn Lesina contributed eight points.

In the third place game Saturday evening, the Warriors defeated Phoenix (0re.) 37-34. Michelle Stacey had nine points, and Luna scored eight.

Head Coach Buzz McCulloch said he was pleased for the most part with his squad's performance in the tournament and said they played well as a team.

In the loss, McCulloch said his team kept things close throughout the game, never trailing by more than six. He said the early season games are a perfect time to try different combinations of players to see what group of girl's work best together.

The Warriors next game is Thursday versus Anderson High at the Yvonne Rocha Tournament in Fortuna.

– Triplicate staff