The Sumner Spartans boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Fife Friday to play the Trojans in a double header.
The Spartans left Fife 1-1. The boys lost 62-52 and the girls won 53-31.
The boys played first and after the first quarter the teams were tied 7-7. But for the remaining three quarters, Sumner couldn’t catch up to Fife.
The Trojans led going into the half 33-19.
And they led Sumner by as much as 22.
With 6:33 to go in the game, the Spartans worked its way back into the game. Sumner trailed by nine and got as close as seven but weren’t able to catch up to the Trojans.
“We played our worst quarter of basketball of the year and never could recover,” Sumner coach Brett McDaniel said.
The Spartans are 3-1 in conference play and 5-4 overall.
Sumner Girls Basketball
The Sumner girls scored first and never looked back.
The Trojans’ first score of the game came with 4:19 to go in the first quarter.
The Spartans led by 23 at the half, 32-9.
As the game went on Sumner continued to add to their lead and led by as much as 30.
This is the eighth win in a row for the girls and it advances to 4-0 in conference play and 9-1 overall.
Sumner boys traveled to Clover Park on Tuesday and the girls hosted the Warriors.
The games were not played by the time of press. For game results and recaps please check our website.
The Spartans next games are a double header at home at 5:15 and 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11 against the Washington Patriots.