Lincoln Turner scored 19 points but the Reed boys basketball team dropped to 0-2 on the season with a 63-40 loss to St. Mary’s (Calif.) in its first game of the Wild West Shootout at Bishop Manogue on Thursday afternoon.
It was Turner’s second-straight big game to start the season after dropping 21 points in a loss at Bishop Manogue in Tuesday’s opener.
Jeremy Ramos scored 11 in the losing effort. He was one of just four Raiders to get in the stat sheet.
The Raiders trailed 15-6 after one quarter but the difference ballooned to 42-22 at the break.
The Rams, out of Stockton, Calif., outscored the Raiders 12-6 in the third quarter, rolling to the 23-point victory.
Reed (0-2, 0-1) will look for its first win of the season on Friday against Stockton in the second game of the Wild West Shootout at Bishop Manogue. Tip is at 5 p.m.
Struggles at charity stripe do in Cougs
Marcus Loadholt went for 20 points but the Spanish Springs boys fell to Vintage (Calif.), 61-56, in the first game of the Napa Wine Classic, in Napa, on Thursday night.
The Cougs (1-1, 1-0) trailed 41-36 after three quarters but weren’t able to complete the comeback in the final quarter.
Free throw shooting went a long way in determining the outcome. Spanish Springs was 10-of-27 from the charity stripe while Vintage connected on 18-of-25 freebies.
The Cougs are back at it Friday against Napa.