Pioneer Girls Win, Eagles Lose League Openers

Sevastopol’s girls basketball team opened Packerland Conference action Tuesday with a 55-34 home victory over Peshtigo.

The Pioneers, who led 25-15 at halftime, had three players end up scoring in double figures.

Bailey Rikkola led Sevastopol with 26 points, followed by Naomi Rikkola and Addison Schauske with 11 points apiece.

Of Sevastopol’s nine 3-point baskets, Bailey Rikkola and Schauske each recorded three of them.

The Pioneers (3-0 overall, 1-0 Packerland) host non-conference games Dec. 1 against Shiocton and Dec. 5 against Manitowoc Roncalli before their next Packerland contest Dec. 8 at Southern Door.

Eagles Fall to Blue Devils

Southern Door trailed by eight points at halftime and ended up losing at home Tuesday to the Oconto Blue Devils, 59-51.

Payton Gilbertson and Alliana Dufek led the Eagles with 14 points apiece. Ashlyn Delfoose and Sophia Counard both added nine points.

Gilbertson and Delfosse each made three 3-pointers.

Up next for Southern Door (3-2, 0-1) is a league game Dec. 2 at Peshtigo before hosting Sevastopol on Dec. 8.