Tri County’s Lady Trojans basketball team lost a pair of hard-fought contests last week in their own holiday tournament held at Tri County High School.
In consolation action on Dec. 30, the Lady Trojans came up short against Southern by a score of 39-33.
The game was close for three quarters with the Lady Trojans maintaining a 25-22 lead on the Lady Raiders.
However the fourth quarter proved to be the key stretch of the game, as Southern outscored Tri County, 17-8 to pull away for its second win on the season.
Seven players scored for the (3-6) Lady Trojans led by Megann Freese with nine points, Haydyn Weise, seven points, Delaney Uher, six points, Haley Staroscik, four points, Shalayna Niemeyer, three points, and Sloane Holtmeier and Josie Weise chipped in two points apiece.
As a team, Tri County came away with 19 steals paced by Josie Weise with six.