Tuesday Dec 16 2008
Cramer helps Falcons holds off Loretto
By: Journal Sports Staff
The Colfax High girls basketball team got a lift from senior Amber Cramer to fend off Loretto Tuesday night at home. In her first game of the season after breaking her leg during volleyball season, Cramer scored six points and added three rebounds as the Falcons won 39-36. Cassandra Campbell scored 11 points to lead Colfax (5-3), which overcame a poor night at the free throw line to pick up the non-league win. The Falcons will face Pleasant Valley on Thursday at 8 p.m. to open the Lady Eagle Invitational at Del Oro. Bella Vista 48, Bear River 46 (OT) at Lake of Pines — The Bruins fought back from a 14-point first-quarter deficit, but the Broncos scratched out an overtime victory. Jocelyn Fry scored 14 points, but fouled out in overtime as Bear River (4-3) scored just two points in the extra session. The Bruins trailed 18-4 after the first quarter, but outscored the visitors 14-3 in the third quarter to take the lead. Talore Spencer scored 12 points for Bear River and Melanie Fry tossed in 10. The Bruins will face Woodcreek Thursday at 3 p.m. to open the Lady Eagle Invitational at Del Oro. Forest Lake 49, Sacramento Adventist 17 at Lake of the Pines — The Falcons outscored the visitors 34-5 over the final three quarters to run away with the non-league win. Sophomore Laura Ritchart had nine points and nine rebounds to pace Forest Lake (5-3). Kayla Campora passed out 11 assists to go with eight points and six steals. Molly Huusfeldt scored eight and McKenna Gilliland grabbed eight boards. Golden Sierra 33, Lincoln 29 at Lincoln — The Grizzlies trailed 13-0 after the first quarter, but stormed back to beat the Zebras on the road. Senior Jaimey Danielson-McKeague scored 16 points and senior Jessica Blair added 11 for Golden Sierra (3-5 overall). The Grizzlies got back in the game with a 14-3 advantage in the second quarter and overtook Lincoln in the second half.