Green River Pirates Run Away with a Win Over Pinnacle


The Pinnacle Panthers girl’s basketball team hosted rival Green River Wednesday evening. Despite a slow start, the Pirates pulled ahead of the Panthers and sealed a 55-23 win.

Outscored by six points in the first quarter, Green River rallied in the second, outscoring Pinnacle 14-2. The drive pushed the Pirates ahead and they never looked back, scoring 37 points in the second half.

Presley Lovato led the Pirates in scoring with 15. She was followed by Savannah Williams and Kira Engleman with 10 points apiece and Maribel Escalante with nine.

Raycee Birch topped the leader board in points for Pinnacle with eight, followed by Nikki Borba and Maggie Syrett with three apiece.

Green River will host Whitehorse Friday at 5:30 p.m. Pinnacle will also play at home Friday at 5:30 p.m. as they face Monticello.

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