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Home arrow Online arrow Photos arrow GIRLS: INCONSISTENT FREE THROWS HURT UNION'S CHANCE AGAINST ENTERPRISE

GIRLS: INCONSISTENT FREE THROWS HURT UNION'S CHANCE AGAINST ENTERPRISE

UNION Missed free throws cost the Union girls basketball team the game against Enterprise Saturday. The score was 45-39.

Union hit only 6 of 22 free throw attempts.

We havent been consistent, Union coach Wayne Herron said.

Union was down by 11 points at halftime, but they tied the game in the third quarter.

I was pleased with our effort, Herron said. Our girls played their hearts out.

In the loss, Jana Brotherton had 10 rebounds and five steals. Stephanie Upshaw had six rebounds and five assists for Union.

Union plays Wallowa Friday.

Enterprise 10 14 5 16 45

Union 7 6 16 10 39

Enterprise Dawson 0 3-5 3, Gardner 0 1-2 1, Nobles 6 8-10 23, Anderson 2 4-9 8, Christenson 2 0-0 4, Harvey 1 0-2 2, Conrad 2 0-0 4. Totals: 13 16-28 45.

Union Upshaw 2 2-5 6, Wright, Titus, Brotherton 5 4-8 14, Bomberger 3 0-5 6, Weitlauf 0 0-4 0, Prince 5 0-0 13. Totals: 15 6-22 39.

Three-pointers Enterprise, Nobles 3; Union, Prince 3. Fouled out Upshaw. Total fouls Enterprise 20, Union 20. Technical fouls None.

SLOPPY PLAY HURTS ELGIN

ELGIN Turnovers and foul trouble hurt the Elgin Huskies Saturday, as they lost to Pine-Eagle 41-34.

Elgin had an embarrassing amount of turnovers and three players were in foul trouble in the first quarter, Elgin coach Randy McKone said.

Elgin was out of rhythm from the first quarter, but the bench played well, McKone said.

I brought some young kids off the bench in the second quarter, McKone said. They did a fine job for us.

Tiffany Fincher came off the bench and played good defense, McKone said.

Deleah Wiles scored 12 points for Elgin. Elgin hosts Joseph on Friday.

Pine-Eagle girls 13 9 11 8 41

Elgin 8 6 6 14 34

Pine-Eagle Hale 4 2-6 10, Bonn 1 1-2 2, Ka. Hoover 3 0-2 6, Peer, Morrison, May, Co. Carnahan 1 2-3 4, Ca. Carnahan 2 1-5 5, G. Bonn 3 0-0 7, Ke. Hoover, Beem, Peterson. Totals: 16 7-20 41.

Elgin D. Wiles 2 8-11 12, Looslie 1 0-2 2, Rysdam 1 0-0 2, H. Wiles, Darrow, Heighes, Case 2 0-0 4, Schumacher 2 1-2 6, Fincher, McCrae, Foster 3 2-2 8. Totals: 11 11-17 34.

Three-pointers Pine-Eagle, G. Bonn; Elgin, Schumacher. Fouled out Co. Carnahan, Rysdam, Schumacher. Total fouls Pine-Eagle 18, Elgin 23. Technical fouls None.

IMBLER RELAXES, WINS

NYSSA After barely beating Elgin on Friday, Imbler regrouped against Nyssa Saturday.

It was nice to have a fun, relaxing game for a change, Imbler coach Dale Wagner said.

Imbler (18-4 overall, 11-1 Wapiti League) won 43-22.

Imbler had 43 rebounds, and Emily Correll had 15 of them.

Tiffany Rasmussen had 16 points for Imbler.

Imbler plays at Enterprise Friday, a game that will decide the No. 1 in the league.

Imbler girls 14 7 8 14 43

Nyssa 4 5 7 6 22

Imbler M. Campbell 4 1-2 9, Rasmussen 8 0-1 16, Woody 0 1-2 1, Clerget 2 0-0 4, Correll 3 1-4 7, Lowe 1 0-0 2, T. Campbell, Ritter, Cline 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 3-9 43.

Nyssa A. Escobedo, Sexton 2 0-2 4, Deleon, Salyer 1 0-0 2, Booth 0 0-2 0, Mitchell, Y. Escobedo 1 0-0 2, Gzik 2 0-1 5, Moody 3 1-1 7, V. Escobedo, Green 1 0-0 2. Totals: 10 1-6 22.

Three-pointers Imbler, none; Nyssa, Gzik. Fouled out Green. Total fouls Imbler 10, Nyssa 13. Technical fouls None.

WALLOWA DOWNS JOSEPH

JOSEPH Wallowas outside shooting was too hot for Joseph to handle Saturday.

Amanda Wilson drained two 3-pointers for Wallowa.

Wallowa beat Joseph 47-34.

In the third quarter, Wallowa outscored Joseph 15-7.

Well, we had a sluggish third quarter, that cost us the game there, Joseph coach Wendy McDaniel said.

Wilson finished with 17 points. Joseph goes to Elgin Friday.

Wallowa girls 8 15 15 9 47

Joseph 10 8 7 9 34

Wallowa Barton, M. Oveson 1 1-2 3, McLain 0 3-4 3, L. Oveson 3 0-0 7, Shelton, Guillory 4 0-0 8, Lewis 4 1-2 9, Wilson 5 5-10 17, Josi, Deal. Totals: 17 10-18 47.

Joseph Zimmer, Marshall 1 0-0 3, Miller 2 0-0 4, Yost 2 3-5 7, Couch 4 0-0 9, Moncrief 1 0-2 2, Broadbent 2 3-4 7, McLaren 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 6-11 34.

Three-pointers Wallowa, L. Oveson, Wilson 2; Joseph, Couch, Marshall. Fouled out None. Total fouls Wallowa 13, Joseph 15. Technical fouls None.

 
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