Lady Buffs struggles continue
The Stanley County Lady Buffaloes saw their losing streak reach 14 on Saturday, as they lost 55-24 to the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Lady Braves at Parkview Gymnasium in Fort Pierre.
The Lady Braves got out to a 17-6 lead after the first quarter. They’d keep that momentum up in the second quarter, as they outscored the Lady Buffs 13-5 en route to a 30-11 halftime lead. The Lady Buffs were shut down in the third quarter, as they were outscored 12-1. With a 42-12 lead going into the fourth quarter, the Lady Buffs finally got some offense going as half of their final 24 points were scored in the final stanza. The Lady Braves scored 13 points to hold on to a 55-24 victory.
The Lady Braves shot 35.1 percent from the field, while the Lady Buffs shot just 15.4 percent. The Lady Buffs also struggled from the line, as they shot 50 percent, while the Lady Braves shot 80 percent. The Lady Braves outrebounded the Lady Buffs 38-33. The Lady Buffs had 21 turnovers in the loss, while the Lady Braves had 16 turnovers.
The Lady Braves were led by sophomore guard Mia Paris, who had 11 points. The Lady Buffs were led by junior guard Cedar Scott, who had a team high seven points. Senior guard TJ Drageset had five points to go along with a game high 12 rebounds.
The Lady Braves improve to 7-6 with the win, while the Lady Buffs fall to 0-14. The next time the Lady Buffs see action will be on Tuesday, as they head to Mission to take on Todd County (11-3). Junior varsity action tips off at 3:30 pm, with the varsity games to tip-off afterwards.