>La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties' News Leader

Observer news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow LaGrandeObserver.com

La Grande Observer print edition

view all La Grande Observer print publications »

La Grande Observer Paper 08/29/14

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.

Subscribe


AP Sports Video

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow TIGER GIRLS GO AHEAD 27-0, ROLL TO WIN

TIGER GIRLS GO AHEAD 27-0, ROLL TO WIN

The La Grande basketball girls started their game Friday in incredible fashion, going up 27-0 over the first 13 1/2 minutes against Vale.

After building that huge lead, the girls coasted the rest of the way in a 60-24 win.

La Grande (11-6 overall, 4-1 in GOL) gave up just a single field goal in that first half, as they played their best game since their starting all-league point guard Lindsey Carmichael went down with torn knee ligaments.

"They really came out ready to play, that was obvious," said coach Isaac Williams.

The girls actually struggled in a victory last week over Riverside, but Williams said they played much better on the road in a loss against an extremely good Burns team last Saturday, as the Tigers began learning to play without Carmichael.

"As a team, we started seeing a little light at the end of the tunnel at Burns," said Williams. "Tonight was another step in the right direction."

Christie Weaver scored 24 points and had a solid all-around game with rebounds and steals. She also did a good job of taking care of the ball. Weaver and Jenna Jensen each hit two three-pointers.

The girls have a huge test Saturday, as they play the No. 1 ranked 3A team in the state, Ontario, on the road. Ontario is 14-1 on the season and 5-0 in GOL.

— Pierre LaBossire

Vale girls 0 5 14 5 — 24

La Grande 15 12 16 17 — 60

Vale — Erin Pugh 2 2-2 6, Megan Haueter 1 1-2 3, Katy Mooney 7 1-2 15, Lindsay Ables, Marja-Lsa Obst, Kimoko Kamo, Elisa Mooney, Trish Lacey. Totals: 10 4-6 24.

La Grande — Christie Weaver 9 4-6 24, Amanda Schuft 1 2-2 4, Amber Rasmussen 3 2-2 8, Jenna Jensen 2 0-2 6, Amanda Timm 3 1-1 7, Nikki Nielson 2 0-0 5, Kayla Crouch 2 0-2 4, Jill Jensen 1 0-0 2. Totals: 23 9-15.

Three-pointers — Vale, none; La Grande 5 (Weaver 2, Jenna Jensen 2, Nielson). Fouled out — Haueter. Total fouls — Vale 13, La Grande 13. Technical fouls — none.

JV score — La Grande 25, Vale 23

 
blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Public Notices
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Guest Columns / Columnists
Features
Outdoors / Ag / Spiritual / Go Magazine / Portraits
Classifieds
View all classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Real Estate / Rentals / Place an Ad
The Observer
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Slideshows / Weather and Valley Cam / /index.php?option=com_rss&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1">RSS Feed ?> RSS Feed

Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use