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A Two-For-Two Weekend

Blaine's back-to-back double-doubles lead Lyle to victories

A strong first-half defensive effort and Lindsey Blaine's second double-double of the weekend highlighted Lyle's 65-25 triumph last Saturday over visiting Yakama Tribal School.

The Cougars' team defense smothered the Eagles' offense in the first half while Blaine had 14 points and 12 rebounds to trigger Lyle's run to a 29-6 halftime lead.

In just over three quarters of play, Blaine finished with 24 points and 17 rebounds, as well as four assists.

Dawn Ullom furnished 10 points and Sarah Billette chipped in eight points and nine rebounds.

Tara Rappe scored nine points, Kristin Brown added six steals and Taralee Graves contributed six rebounds.

At Sunnyside Christian 38, Klickitat 33 --

The Vandals tried to make up a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter last Saturday, but six missed free throws stopped them cold.

Free throws -- three of them -- were all Klickitat scored in the second quarter as Sunnyside pulled away to lead 25-11 at halftime. The score after three was 34-20.

Jordan Graeme scored 11 of her game-high 19 points in the second half to help the Vandals challenge the Knights.

At LaSalle 66, Glenwood 8 --

Stacey Ruland scored a team-best four points last Saturday in the Eagles' 14th consecutive loss.

Candi Kuhnhausen and Hannah Page each had two points.

Klickitat 74, at Trout Lake 37 --

Jaecee Ramsay and Jordan Graeme combined for 40 points as the Vandals doubled up on the Mustangs last Friday.

Klickitat started strong, rolling to a 17-6 first-quarter lead. The bulge swelled to 22 at the half and 33 through three quarters.

Ramsay finished with 21 points and Graeme totaled 19. Naomi Vitale came off the bench to net 10.

Angie Duke's 13 points and Sierra Long's 12 paced Trout Lake.

Lyle 85, at Glenwood 17 --

Lindsey Blaine had 36 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Cougars past the Eagles last Saturday.

Kelsey Sorensen, with nine points, and Sarah Billette, with 10 rebounds, complemented Blaine's all-around game, which included five assists and four 3-point baskets.

Glenwood got a team-high nine points from Jodi Holly, and four each from Bernadette Campbell and Stacey Ruland.

At Woodland JV 50, Columbia JV 34 --

Junior Bruins Coach Elmer Kinder had his hands full Jan. 14.

Not only did he have to find playing time for his regular 14 jayvee players; he also had to work three varsity players into the rotation.

The additional players made little difference, as the three varsity subs combined for three points.

However, the outcome was a significant improvement over the last meeting of these teams in December, when Woodland pounded the Juniors Bruins, 51-23, at a tournament in Washougal.

But a slow start in their most recent matchup put the Junior Bruins at a 29-8 disadvantage at halftime. Their deficit remained at 21 points at the end of the third quarter as well.

In the fourth, Columbia came to life, outscoring Woodland 15-10.

Constance Henderson led the Junior Bruins with nine points, and Kelsay Knutson had six.

Also scoring for CHS were: Krista Bakke 2, Corrine Blankenship 2, Amy Courtney 2, Renee England 2, Kelly McNallan 2, Jessica Mosbrucker 2, Candace Wilson 2, Megan Harvey 1, Katie Mansfield 1, Megan Shinn 1.

At Dufur, Ore., 53, Klickitat 49 --

The Rangers' Jackie Thompson made four free throws in the final 23 seconds to win the non-league game played Jan. 14

The Vandals trailed 27-23 at halftime but rallied in the third quarter to tie the score at 37. The last tie of the game was at 49 late in the fourth quarter.

Jaecee Ramsay scored a team-high 18 points for Klickitat, which also got 11 points from Jordan Graeme.

Game scoring honors went to Dufur's Angela Lindell, who pumped in 24 points.

At Wahtonka 61, Glenwood 18 --

The Glenwood Eagles stepped over the interstate line to play the Wahtonka Eagles in their final non-league outing Jan. 14 in The Dalles, Ore.

Glenwood trailed 9-4 after one quarter, but lost momentum with a scoreless second period that left the Eagles trailing 25-4 at halftime.

Wahtonka put the win away in the third quarter, exploding for 27 points.

Ashley Woodward had eight points for Glenwood, which remained winless.

Jodi Holly added six points, and Bernadette Campbell and Hannah Page each chipped in two points.

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