Just five days after winning their own holiday tournament with a 42-38 win over Wood River and in the midst of a five game winning streak, the Sandy Creek girls basketball team ran into a hard wall Saturday afternoon in Hastings.
After rebounding from a three game losing skid with a 50-39 win over Cross County in the final game battle for fifth place in their own holiday tournament, the Sandy Creek Cougars faced another formidable task Saturday afternoon in Hastings taking on the St. Cecilia Bluehawks.
A 14 point scoring bulge by the Ord Chanticleers in the opening eight minutes of play proved to be just enough for the Ord boys to hold off the Sandy Creek boys in the opening round of the 2013 Sandy Creek Holiday Tournament last Friday afternoon.
Saturday’s season opening action on the mats for the South Central Red Raiders would see one champion be crowned, while as a team, the Red Raiders would place third as a team, trailing only team leaders Shelton/Kenesaw and Meridian while in action at the Harvard Invitational.
Sandy Creek’s boys basketball team broke even during the opening weekend of action on the hard wood.
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