Regis Opens Season With Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald

STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis had taken opportunities given to them by Scio Wednesday night at Regis Catholic High School, turning a 15-11 first quarter lead into a 51-21 season opening win.  

Outscoring the Loggers 36-10 over the course of the final three quarters.  Taking advantage of free throws and turnovers to close out the game strongly.

“So in the second quarter we were able to slow it down and take it at a slower pace.  That really helped us bring it out and be able to win at the end of the game,” said the Rams Ava Silbernagel.  “We need to come out a little stronger and that’ll help us to get the lead quickly.”

Regis led 15-11 after the opening eight minutes, but slowly started to pull away from Scio in the second quarter of Monday’s game (Picture By Jeremy McDonald)

Silbernagel finished with a game-high 17 points and Whitley Stapp added another ten in the win with the Loggers looking to find a groove and piece together strong quarters like the one they had to open the game.

“I think this game we just went into it with everything we got,” said Scio’s Carrie Jones of the start to the game.  “We just have to work harder and practice like we’re in a game, go to practice and put all of our effort in and not 50/50.

Jones had a team-high seven points.  Adrien Stover contributed another six for Scio Wednesday with the Loggers hosting Creswell Friday at 5:30pm.

Regis travels to Oregon Episcopal Friday to play the Aardvarks Friday at 6pm in the OES Invitational.

Photos By Jeremy McDonald

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