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Vandals handle Mustangs; Cougars get first league win

A two-win weekend helped Klickitat increase its lead in the Greater Columbia B League's Klickitat County Division standings to a game and a half over Bickleton.

The Vandals slammed Trout Lake at home last Saturday, 72-19, for their eighth win overall. They also won big on the road Friday, beating Yakama Tribal, 60-35, in Toppenish.

In other GCB news, Lyle bounced back from a tough loss to Riverside Christian on Friday to rout visiting Glenwood, 51-8, on Saturday to record its first league win.

At Klickitat 72, Trout Lake 19 --

A 25-point second quarter paved the way for the Vandals' division-leading fifth win.

Senior Danielle Curtis paced Klickitat with a season-high 18 points. She also had 10 rebounds and six steals.

Freshman Aryn Davis added 12 points, and sophomore Andrea Justman contributed with eight rebounds.

The Mustangs, winless in five league starts, got a team-high 12 points from freshman Kim Poland.

Klickitat pulled away in the second quarter, outscoring Trout Lake by 20 points for a 38-9 halftime lead.

At Lyle 51, Glenwood 8 --

Senior Dawn Ullom had 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and the Cougars' defense held the Eagles to two points in each quarter.

Lyle's offense, for its part, netted 16 points in the opening period and 12 in the second to build a commanding 28-4 lead at halftime.

Senior Kristin Brown chipped in nine points, seven assists and four steals for Lyle, which also got eight points from junior Tara Rappe and seven from senior Taralee Graves.

Junior Hannah Page scored four points to lead Glenwood.

Klickitat 60, at Yakama Tribal 35 --

The Vandals' erupted for 28 first-quarter points, then coasted to the GCB victory over the Eagles.

Freshman Trisheena Keys hit 5-of-9 3-pointers for a career-high 15 points to spark the Vandals' attack.

Senior Kaeley Schultz added 14 points and eight rebounds, and freshman Aryn Davis tallied 14 rebounds.

Riverside Christian 68, at Lyle 25 --

The Crusaders took a 17-1 first-quarter lead, then poured it on in the second half, outscoring the Cougars, 41-18, en route to the road win.

Lyle's lone bright spot was the play of senior Dawn Ullom. She scored 14 points to take game honors and also had nine rebounds and three steals.

Glenwood 26, at Trout Lake 25 --

The Eagles made it three wins in a row against the Mustangs on Jan. 13, surviving a fourth-quarter push by the home team.

Glenwood also survived a rough first quarter, falling behind, 13-2.

But the Eagles turned things around with a strong second period, in which they outscored the Mustangs, 14-0, for a 16-13 halftime lead.

Glenwood added to its lead (22-17) in a low-scoring third frame, then held on as Trout Lake missed three free throws in the closing period.

For the game, the Mustangs made just 1 of 11 from the line; the Eagles were only slightly better in going 2 for 8, but that extra make proved to be the difference.

Game scoring honors went to Glenwood's Jodi Holly and Ashley Brasuell and Trout Lake's Kim Poland. Each player netted eight points.

Rachel Anderson and Rachel Zoller each had six points for Trout Lake, and Kayleigh King tallied six for Glenwood.


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