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Orediggers roar back to defeat the Skylights


Last updated 1/30/2023 at 8:07am

Northern Athletics

Northern's Briaunna McCullough shoots a free throw against Montana Tech at Armory Gymnasium Saturday. Despite holding a 31-28 lead at the half, the Skylights suffered a 75-63 loss to the visiting Orediggers.

Early Saturday afternoon, it looked like the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team could pick up its first win in the Frontier Conference this season. At Armory Gymnasium, the Skylights jumped out to an 18-8 lead and took a 31-28 lead into halftime.

But like they have done several times this season, the Skylights let go of this chance to win as the Orediggers dominated the second half of the game to win 75-63. The Skylights played competitively in three out of four quarters, but Tech's domination in the third doomed them.

"The third quarter was the game. I thought we...

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