The St. Patrick's girls basketball team defeated Sutherland Saturday in an early-season showdown of two highly-regarded teams. The Irish won by four points, 34-30.
The game was tied at halftime but St. Pat's managed to climb ahead in the second half. Neither team scored much in the third period. St. Pat's was two-points better in both the third and fourth quarters.
Anna O'Malley scored 14 points to lead the Irish offense.
Sam Staggs scored 13 for Sutherland.
Score by quarters
St. Pat's: 10-12-4-8 - 34
Sutherland: 12-10-2-6 - 30