The Sutherland girls defeated Bertrand Saturday, 56-44 thanks to an outstanding first quarter.The Lady Sailors scored 20 points in the first quarter, holding Bertrand to just four points. But Betrand turned the tables in the second quarter to narrow the margin to just 29-22 at halftime.
Sutherland (14-5) turned on the jets again in the third quarter and extended their lead to 16 points at the end of the period. Bertrand (10-7) could not get close again.
Three Sailors scored in double figures, led by 21 points by Sam Staggs. Teammates Morgan Simpson scored 12 and Jalyne Schuster, 10.
Next, the Sutherland girls play Maxwell (9-9) on Tuesday.
Score by quarters
Sutherland: 20-9-17-10 - 56
Bertrand: 4-18-8-14 - 44