Thanks to a strong second quarter, the Sutherland girls basketball team defeated South Loup Tuesday at Arnold, 52-36.
The teams were nearly even at the end of the first period but the Sailors dominated the second quarter and added to their margin in the third.
Three players scored in double figures for Sutherland as they advance their record to 11-5. Morgan Simpson had 17 points, Jalyne Schuster had 15, including six points from three point range, and Sam Staggs had 12, along with five rebounds and five assists.
Score by quarters
Sutherland: 11-16-16-9 - 52
South Loup: 10-8-11-7 - 36