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Lady Indians Notch Win Over Fairview

The Lady Indians notched a win over Fairview and a close loss to Sidney in non-conference contests Thursday and Friday, Jan. 9 and 10.

Thursday, Poplar dropped a tight game at home to Class A Sidney 45-39. A 47-41 win at Class C Fairview followed Friday.

“We had a good team effort Thursday with Fairview. Sasha Youngman had the hot hand in the win,” Lady Indians’ head coach Les Bighorn said.

“Friday, we couldn’t get the ball to go in the hoop. Chloe Belton led the team with 22 [points],” he said.

“We’re at the midway point in the season and will be fine-tuning things to get ready for February,” Big Horn said of a scheduled non-conference game at Lame Deer Friday, Jan. 17.

The Indians dropped their games to Sidney and Fairview 37-33 and 66-40 respectively.

“We’ve been working defensively. Still working, just need to put the ball in the hoop. We are slowly coming together and will take it game-by-game and fix what we need to and continue to put in work,” Indians’ head coach Frank “Bosh” Gourneau said.

Coming up for the Indians and Lady Indians are a road trip to Lame Deer for non-conference games Friday, Jan. 17 and Class 2B contests with Harlem at home in Moccasin Square Garden Saturday, Jan. 18.

BOYS Sidney 37, Poplar 33 Sidney 11 7 10 9—37 Poplar 11 7 7 8—33 Fairview 66, Poplar 40 GIRLS Poplar 47, Fairview 41 Sidney 45, Poplar 39

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