TORRINGTON – The struggles continue for the Torrington High School boys’ basketball team on Friday with a 73-35 loss to the Rawlins Outlaws.
Blazer junior Kieser Wolfe drew the team with in two at 4-2 only two and a half minutes into the game, but the rest of the game belonged to the visiting Outlaws.
Rawlins scored the next five points and pushed the lead to 24-9 by the end of the opening quarter.
To begin the second quarter, the Blazers went nearly five minutes before scoring.
Wolfe and senior Dylan Dreiling hit a pair of 3-pointers, while Dreiling hit a late field goal just before the end of the half. However, during the quarter, Rawlins’ lead continued to grow.
By halftime, the Outlaw lead reached 41-17.
Rawlins’ lead reached 68-27 with 6:49 remaining in the game, kicking in the running clock rule for the remainder of the game.
Wolfe led the team with 13 points, while senior Aiden Hull added six. Dreiling and senior Thomas Heron tossed in five apiece.
The loss was the ninth in a row for the Blazers after starting the season 2-0.
The Blazers return to the court on Friday and Saturday, hosting Newcastle and Buffalo, respectively. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. on Friday and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.