Warriors girls gain initial victory

The Alta-Aurelia girls’ basketball team had a breakthrough effort against River Valley in notching its first win of the season Jan. 20 in Correctionville.

The Warriors won the non-conference game, 53-33. Both teams have one win on the season, with the Warriors at 1-15.

The home team took a 15-11 lead after one quarter, but the Warriors scored 15 points the next two quarters for a 41-26 lead entering the fourth.

Junior Sydney Stanton was the leading scorer with 17 points. She made six of 13 shots, four of eight three-point attempts and one of two free-throw attempts.

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