Waupaca’s girls’ basketball team opened its season with Eastern Valley Conference road losses to Ripon and Fox Valley Lutheran.
Ripon handed the Comets a 70-31 loss Nov. 21, while FVL beat Waupaca 77-10 Nov. 18.
Ripon 70, Waupaca 31
RIPON – The Tigers outscored the Comets 20-12 in the first quarter, 15-7 in the second, 23-6 in the third and 12-6 in the fourth.
Victoria Nowak led Waupaca with 19 points, while Marissa Bunge had 23 points for Ripon.
FVL 77, Waupaca 10
APPLETON – The Foxes held the Comets scoreless in the first and fourth quarters.
FVL led 28-0 after one quarter, 47-8 at halftime and 67-10 after three quarters before outscoring the visitors 10-0 in the fourth quarter.
Nowak had eight points for Waupaca, while Bailey Diersen had 16 for the Foxes.
Waupaca hosted Weyauwega-Fremont Nov. 24 and will host Berlin at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2.