Posted Monday January 19, 2009
IRRIGON - The Irrigon Knights had a tough night Friday, January 16, 2009 as the Weston-McEwen Tiger-Scots came on strong from the opening tip to win 50 to 25. The height advantage was with the Tiger-Scots from the opening tipoff. Weston-McEwen pressure defense force Irrigon to turn over the ball more than they would usually.
Weston-McEwen held the Knights scoreless for the opening period and the first minute of the second. Scorers for Weston-McEwen Oshana Sampson and Jennifer Thul. The Tiger-Scots led by 14-0 at the end of the first.
The Knights finally got on the board just over a minute into the secon period on a three pointer. Scoring for the Knights included freethrows by Amber Cruz and a layup by Staci Stanger following a steal. Nicole Zeller for the Tiger-Scots had a good period. Weston-McEwen led at halftime 23-6.
Irrigon outscored Weston-McEwen 12-9 in the third period but the Tiger-Scots still held a commanding lead. Noelle Wright, Amber Cruz, Kim Campos, Kendra Kimble and Breena Tolas all scored for Irrigon in the third period. Weston-McEwen led at the end of the third period 32-18.
Weston-McEwen outscored Irrigon 18 to 7 in the fourth as the Tiger-Scots turned up the pressure of their defense on the Knights. Campos, Stanger and Cruz continued scoring for the Knights. Chantel DeWitt, Morgan Entze, Tiffany Cain, and Sheridan Cain were among the Tiger-Scot scorers. Weston-McEwen took the win 50-25.
Photos by Terry Aichele