In its first home doubleheader of the season, Tri County’s basketball teams came up short on Saturday against Falls City.
Falls City outlasted Tri County in the girls game, 34-33.
The first half was low scoring with Falls City holding a 13-11 halftime lead.
Both squads tallied eight points apiece in the third quarter leaving the Lady Tigers with a 21-19 advantage.
Tri County outscored Falls City, 14-13 in the final quarter, but the Lady Tigers were able to hold on for the one point win.
Josie Weise led the (0-2) Lady Trojans in scoring with 13 points, Haydyn Weise, 11 points, and Megann Freese, Shalayna Niemeyer, and Delaney Uher totaled three points each.
A tough night of shooting hampered the Trojans in their 58-25 loss to the Tigers.
Falls City took charge right from the start opening a 15-2 first quarter lead.