Fairbury’s Lady Jeffs and Jeffs basketball teams conldn’t keep up its momentum from last Saturday’s doubleheader sweep against Schuyler.
As a result, both squads came up on the short end of the scoreboard in a pair of road losses on Feb. 10 against Seward.
In the opener just a few plays here and there spelled the difference in the Lady Jeffs’ 59-54 loss.
Seward got the upperhand on the Lady Jeffs in the first quarter opening a 16-8 lead.
A 19-point second quarter by Fairbury drew the Lady Jeffs within a point, 28-27 at half.
Shelby Pollman led the way for Fairbury pouring in 10 second quarter points.
The third quarter was low scoring, as both teams combined for 16 points leaving the Lady Bluejays holding a 37-34 lead.
Fairbury tallied 20 points in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t quite overtake Seward.