SPENCER, NE – The Boyd County Spartans cruised to a 53-20 win over the Osmond Tigers on Tuesday night.
The Lady Spartans (1-1) forced 22 turnovers on 13 steals to smother the Tigers (0-2). Their superb defense led to easy baskets in transition and a 31-13 lead at halftime.
The Spartans kept a comfortable lead throughout second half by holding Osmond to just seven points in the final two quarters.
Sydney Atkinson led Boyd County with 11 points and set the tone with her defense. Most of her points came after steals but she did toss in a three-pointer as well.
Mary Kahny scored half of Osmond’s points. The junior nailed three three-pointers from far beyond the arc to boost her team.
Next, Osmond goes to Wynot on Friday and Boyd County hosts Crofton on Thursday.
Boyd County: Stahlecker 9, Sydney Atkinson 11, Heather Atkinson 8, Kahl 9, Smalley 2, Drueke 2, Brestel 2, Hoffman 9, Adams 1.
Osmond: Kahny 10, Ferry 3, Huwaldt 4, Johnson 3