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GCB Girls Basketball Roundup

Vandals edge Pirates, Cougars; Mustangs lose heartbreaker

Klickitat mounted a 31-12 lead after three quarters last Saturday before settling for a 36-28 Greater Columbia B League girls basketball win over visiting Bickleton.

Freshman Melissa Huwe topped all scorers, netting a career-best 13 points for the Vandals. She also pulled down 10 rebounds

Kaeley Schultz provided senior leadership, as well as eight rebounds, seven points, four steals and four assists, as Klickitat improved to 2-2 in league and 5-2 overall.

The Pirates, losers of two in a row, were paced by junior center Annie Hess' 12 points.

Yakama Tribal 45, at Trout Lake 42 --

Senior center Rachel Anderson poured in a game-high 23 points last Friday but a defensive lapse in the fourth quarter cost the Mustangs a victory in their GCB opener.

The visiting Eagles rallied to outscore the Mustangs, 17-5, in the final eight minutes. Trout Lake (0-1, 0-6) led 22-17 at halftime and 37-28 after three quarters.

Camille Martinez and Samantha Strong each scored 16 points to lead Tribal to the come-from-behind win.

At La Salle 58, Lyle 17 --

The Cougars fell behind, 20-1, in the first quarter last Friday and managed just five first-half points on their way to a second GCB defeat.

Seniors Kristin Brown and Dawn Ullom combined for 13 points (7 and 6) as Lyle (0-2, 2-4) failed to score more than six points in any quarter.

Riverside Christian 41, at Klickitat 20 --

The Vandals weren't able to come back from a 16-4 first-quarter deficit last Friday.

In fact, Klickitat's best quarter of the game was the second, when it netted eight points to trail 21-12 at the half.

Senior Kaeley Schultz's five points and five rebounds led the Vandals. Classmate Lyndsey Huwe added three points and five rebounds.

Bickleton 30, at Glenwood 17 --

The unbeaten Pirates scored half their points in the opening period of the Dec. 16 GCB opener for both teams.

Bickleton (1-0, 5-0) increased its 15-0 lead to 23-4 by halftime, and led 38-8 after three quarters, as Glenwood (0-1, 2-4) struggled to get its offense untracked.

Bickleton junior Annie Hess scored a game-high eight points for the Pirates, while junior Kayleigh King's five points were tops for the Eagles.

Junior Amanda Kuhnhausen and freshman Ashley Brasuell each had four points for Glenwood, which lost its third in a row after a 2-1 start.

Klickitat 41, at Lyle 39 --

The Vandals withstood a Cougars rally in the fourth quarter Dec. 16 to hold on for their first GCB win.

Klickitat freshman center Aryn Davis led everybody with 19 points and 17 rebounds as the Vandals improved to 1-1 in league and 4-1 overall.

Senior Kristin Brown's 11 points and senior Dawn Ullom's eight rebounds were the high marks for Lyle, which fell to 1-4 overall in losing its GCB opener.


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