The Lummi girls’ basketball team couldn’t add on to a strong first quarter and suffered a 64-45 Northwest League loss to Lopez on Friday, Jan. 16, at Lopez.
Lummi trailed 13-12 through the first, but Lopez outscored the Blackhawks 18-5 in the second quarter and rolled from there.
Treena Humphreys scored a game-high 18 points, and Halle Sturgeon added seven points and a team-best 13 rebounds. Sarah Burke and Janyha Ell each scored seven points.
“I thought we played flawless that first quarter,” Lummi coach Albert Toby said in a phone interview. “In that second quarter we kind of had some unforced turnovers, and that lost our confidence a little bit.”
The loss came three days after the Blackhawks (2-8) snapped a losing streak with a win over Highland Christian.
Lummi hosts Grace Academy next at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Lopez 64, Lummi 45
Lummi: Marleneh Jefferson 0, Sarah Burke 7, Treena Humphreys 18, Janyha Ell 7, Tressa Toby 0, Halle Sturgeon 7, Tonya Teton 2, Jayda Phair 0. Carla Laerence 2, Cece Lawrence 0.
Lopez: Magason 8, Swanson 15, Drahn 17, Hobi 15, Gruenwald 4, Reinmuth 5, Burton 0.