>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 »

The Observer paper 11/21/14

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.


Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus



Tigers romp over Pioneers

La Grande’s Breanna Partney scored a game-high 30 points in the Lady Tigers’ 73-19 victory over McLoughlin Tuesday night. CASEY KELLAS/The Observer
La Grande’s Breanna Partney scored a game-high 30 points in the Lady Tigers’ 73-19 victory over McLoughlin Tuesday night. CASEY KELLAS/The Observer

by CASEY KELLAS / The Observer 

The fourth-ranked La Grande girls basketball team honored their seniors in the best way possible Tuesday night — with a blowout victory over McLoughlin.

The Lady Tigers had no trouble with the visiting Pioneers, dismantling them 73-19 to improve to 18-4 overall and 8-0 in the Greater Oregon League. 

“I was just real pleased with the seniors tonight,” LHS head coach Doug Girdner said. “They’ve set the standard for what La Grande basketball is all about. I’m proud with how they gave everything. I can’t ask for more. I hope they carry it on through (after high school).”

La Grande started the game on a 10-0 run and led 16-7 after the first quarter. But the Lady Tigers really distanced themselves in the second quarter, using a 19-0 run to go up 35-7.

McLoughlin didn’t score its first point of the quarter until an Amber Wells free throw with 3:06 left in the half. LHS took a 47-10 lead into the locker room at halftime.

“We talked about the little things before the game,” Girdner said. “We didn’t talk about winning, but about playing the best you can. I thought we played some really good basketball in that first half.”

La Grande outscored the Pioneers 12-6 in the third quarter and 14-3 in the fourth to seal its second straight victory. This is the third blowout of McLoughlin this season. LHS has outscored the Pioneers by 167 points this year.

Breanna Partney led the way with 30 points, while Lauren Mills put in 21. Lilly Page scored six, Lexus Miller-Moylan added five, and both Madison Elliott and Denise Comfort chipped in four.

“We have so many players who can score, but we really wanted our seniors to play and let them do what they do best. I thought Breanna shot the ball relaxed and with a ton of confidence,” Girdner said.

La Grande will close out the regular season Friday at Ontario. The Lady Tigers will then host a play-in game, but date and opponent are still to be determined. OHS defeated Baker 54-24 Tuesday night.


Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Public Notices
Editorials / Letters / Guest Columns / Columnists
Outdoors / Ag / Spiritual / Go Magazine / Portraits
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

cialis mg le moins cher cialis pas cher paris viagra en vente libre en suisse
venta de cialis compra levitra online viagra en vente libre en belgique
receta viagra natural http://www.nhcadsv.org/book9/index.php?p... http://www.nhcadsv.org/book9/index.php?p...
discount windows 7 for students buy adobe premiere elements 12 canada windows 7 ultimate cheapest price http://www.taftcollege.edu/academic/math... microsoft 2013 student discount buy windows 7 multiple license discount adobe acrobat xi http://isa.univ-tours.fr/index.php?searc... cheap windows xp for sale
cheap adobe photoshop elements 6 purchase ms office 2010 professional purchase microsoft excel mac