Cut Bank junior Sienna Spotted Bear looks to penetrate during District 1B hoop action.

Girls lose tight one at home, suffer blowout on the road.

The Cut Bank Lady Wolves dropped a pair of games last weekend as they fell to conference foe Rocky Boy at home on Friday before getting trounced by Harlem on the road Saturday. The Lady Wolves will be home this weekend to take on non-conference opponent Browning before hosting Choteau for Senior Night. 

Last Friday against Rocky Boy the game was knotted up at 11-11 after the first quarter. Rocky Boy scored 19 points in the second stanza to take a 30-19 halftime lead. Cut Bank battled back in the third quarter, scoring 19 points of their own. 

The local cagers took a 40-39 lead into the fourth quarter after a buzzer beating layup by Sadie Pepion. Cut Bank managed just six points in the fourth quarter as Rocky Boy turned up the defensive pressure and the Stars took the 51-46 victory. Cut Bank shot 6-16 from the charity stripe in the game and 18-57 from the field in the loss. 

Sienna Spotted Bear led the way with 17 points followed by Jada Rides At The Door with 12. Aryana Black chipped in nine points, Pepion scored six and Sam Burke rounded out the scoring with two.  

Saturday against Harlem the Lady Wolves were down 24-6 after the first quarter and 34-7 at the half. The Lady Wolves were outscored 27-17 in the second half as Harlem ran away with the 61-24 victory. 

Black and Rides At The Door scored nine points each while Burke, Pepion and Kenda Spotted Bear each scored two in the loss. 

The Lady Wolves’ game with Browning on Friday is slated for a 6:30 p.m. tip off while the schedule for Saturday’s game with Choteau has changed. 

The Lady Wolves will play the final game of the day at 6:30 p.m. and seniors Rides At The Door, Black, Burke, Hannah Fetters as well as senior managers Shelby BigSpring and Ryenna Fenner will be honored before the game.

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