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Lowry boys blast Sparks, 57-16
by Tribune Staff
Jan 31, 2014 | 602 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Sparks Railroaders were shut out in the first period of their DI-A North League home game against perennial power Lowry Friday night. And it didn't get much better after that either. Lowry, which has established itself as one of the top programs in northern Nevada, in any classification, showcased that reputation at Sparks, blowing out the Railroaders 57-16.

The 16 points were the fewest by Sparks in a single game all season.

Lowry had a 9-0 lead after the first period and a 28-5 edge by the intermission. The visiting Buckaroos had their best quarter in the third. The Winnemucca school outscored Sparks 23-4 in the period and pushed their lead to 51-9 after the three quarters of play.

The 40-point running clock mercy rule was in play the entire fourth quarter, which saw Sparks finish with a slim 7-6 edge in the last eight-minutes.

Senior guard Isaiah Campbell accounted for almost half of the SHS offense, finishing with seven points. Only four other Railroaders scored and none had more than three points in defeat.

Sparks finished the contest shooting only 6-of-32 (19 percent) from the field. The Railroaders' woes also showed up in ball security as they gave up 35 turnovers.

Sparks (1-17, 1-10) hosts Fernley Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

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