Cut Bank’s Aliyah Cruz tracks down a loose ball during District 1B hoop action Dec. 18 in Conrad.

The Cut Bank Lady Wolves closed out 2021 with a 66-43 shellacking of Rocky Boy last Tuesday. The Lady Wolves closed out the pre-holiday portion of their schedule on a two-game winning streak and are 2-1 in conference play.

Cut Bank was up 11-9 after the opening stanza with five different players finding the scoring column. The Lady Wolves scored 18 points in the second stanza, led by Jackie Waller with nine, and were up 29-22 at the half.

The Lady Wolves scored 20 points in the third quarter, led by Aliyah Cruz with eight, and the lead grew to 49-36 going into the final eight minutes. Cut Bank outscored the Stars 17-7 in the fourth as Madi Baker led the way with seven points in the stanza on the way to the 66-43 victory.

Cruz and Waller led the way with 14 points each while Waller also added a team-high eight steals along with five rebounds. Destini Anderson also hit double digits with 10 points in the win. Baker and Kendra Spotted Bear each scored nine points in the victory while combining for 12 rebounds. Spotted Bear also added five steals in the win. Mackenzie Johnson hit a pair of threes for six points and Makenna Burke rounded out the scoring with four points. Hadley Barbie came off the bench to chip in three rebounds in the win.

The Lady Wolves are off until Jan. 6 when they travel to Browning followed by a Jan. 8 game on the road against Choteau.

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