Difficult start, bevy of turnovers doom Franklin

A challenging season didn’t get any easier Thursday night for the Franklin Community High School girls basketball team.

Roncalli handed the host Grizzly Cubs a 64-38 loss. The defeat was their sixth straight, with all six being by 19 or more points.

Franklin (6-11) has lost eight of its past nine games, overall.

Against the Rebels, the Cubs fell behind early and were virtually out of contention by the end of the first quarter.

Roncalli led 22-7 after the first period and was never seriously challenged the rest of the way.

Franklin committed 11 turnovers in the opening period and finished with 30 for the game.

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