The Lowry High School boys basketball team made its final road trip of the season to Fallon and Reno.
The Buckaroos took on Churchill County on Friday night and lost 61-46 to the Greenwave.
Lowry moved over to Reno on Saturday afternoon for a non-conference game with North Valleys. The Panthers pulled away late for a 59-52 win.
Lowry dropped to 9-14 overall and 0-8 in the Northern 3A East.
Churchill County 61, Lowry 46
Churchill County jumped out to a double-digit lead early in the first quarter and held that advantage throughout.
The Greenwave led 21-5 after three minutes of play and extended the lead to 32-12 at the halftime break.
The Greenwave advantage grew to 25 points in the second half, but the Buckaroos battled to the end. After scoring 24 points in the first three quarters, Lowry nearly matched that total in the fourth quarter with 22 points.
Anthony Guzman and Matthew Casalez paced the Buckaroos with 14 and 12 points, respectively. Jaden Jimenez added six points and ReiCyan Grau and Kasyn Garner four each. Angus Boyles, Austin White and Conner Nelson each scored two points.
North Valleys 59, Lowry 52
After being moved around and postponed for a number of reasons, Lowry finally made the road trip to North Valleys on Saturday afternoon for the non-conference game with the Panthers.
North Valleys grabbed an early first-quarter lead, only to see Lowry make a late run in the second quarter to tie the game at 31 at halftime.
Both offenses struggled out of the break, with each squad scoring just six points in the third quarter. North Valleys pulled away late in the fourth quarter to earn the victory.
Garner (16), Guzman (12) and Jimenez (10) led the way for the Buckaroos. Grau netted five points, Jack DeLong three and Austin White, Nelson and Grau two each.
Lowry has been eliminated for postseason contention and finish up the season this weekend at home as part of Winterfest.
It is senior night on Friday, as the Buckaroos take on Dayton at 7:30 p.m.
It’s Hall of Fame day on Saturday, as Lowry takes on Fernley at 2:30 p.m. Frank Maestrejuan, Julia Dufurrena Dendary and Mitch Pollock will be honored.
Fernley, Elko and Spring Creek have cliched playoff spots in the 3A East. Churchill County is in with a win or Dayton loss.
Hug and Wooster are in the postseason in the 3A West, with South Tahoe and North Valleys holding the final two spots.