Spartan girls lead SPLA 3A league, boys follow in third

Since losing its first game of the season, the Spartan girls basketball team is on a five game winning streak. Sumner beat Auburn Mountainview 53-35 at home Thursday.

Spartan Girls

Since losing its first game of the season, the Spartan girls basketball team is on a five game winning streak. Sumner beat Auburn Mountainview 53-35 at home Thursday.

The Spartans got off to a 7-2 lead with 3:07 to play in the first quarter.

At the half, Sumner led the Lions 26-12.

The game continued to go Sumner’s way and with 4:41 to play in the third quarter, the Spartans were up 32-20.

The Lions tried to catch up to the Spartans, pulling with five with 1:10 to go in the third.

After three, Sumner was up 37-30.

The Spartans took off in the fourth quarter, scoring 16.

Sumner leads the South Puget Sound League 3A with an undefeated 4-0 conference record and 5-1 overall record.

Before returning to conference play in January, the Spartans travel to San Diego.

Sumner is scheduled to play in the Surf-N-Slam Tournament starting Dec. 27.

Spartan Boys

After winning big over Lakes Tuesday, the Sumner boys basketball team lost 61-45 to Auburn Mountainview Thursday.

The Spartans trailed for most of the game, down 13-8 after the first quarter.

The Lions took the lead 31-19 over Sumner entering halftime.

The Spartans went on a 6-0 run in the third quarter.

But after three, Sumner still trailed 41-28.

Before returning home to host the Auburn Trojans on Jan. 6, the Spartans travel to California.

Sumner is scheduled to play in the Surf-N-Slam Tournament starting Dec. 27.

 

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