Basketball

Fortuna girls top Hoopa, get set for Healdsburg tourney

Ray Hamill/HumboldtSports.com – Fortuna’s Gabby Stephens in action at last week’s Arcata tournament.

The Fortuna Huskies got the week off to a winning start on Monday, getting the better of Hoopa 45-32 in girls basketball at Fortuna High.

Isobel Crosswhite scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Huskies, who improved to 3-3 on the young season.

Teal Mostovoy added 16 points in the win.

Hoopa was led by senior Taylor Cole, who scored 14 points, while freshman teammate Ivy Lamebear added 12 points.

The Warriors are now 1-5, with three of their early-season losses coming against Big 5 teams.

Fortuna will play at the Redwood Invitational at Healdsburg later this week, while Hoopa travels for the Trinity tournament.

The Huskies also won the JV game, 63-28 over Hoopa, while the Fortuna freshmen defeated McKinleyville 42-34 in an exciting showdown.

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