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Umatilla Lady Vikings Defeated Pilot Rock Rockets in Basketball

Umatilla won 52-33

Posted Monday, December 16, 2013

UMATILLA - The Umatilla Lady Vikings defeated the Pilot Rock Rockets 52-33 on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. It was another extremely cold evening with the area still under a bitterly cold zone of artic air. Even though it was cold the gym was warm with a good early season crowd in attendance.

Picking up action early in the third quarter with Umatilla leading 27-21. Pilot Rock cut the Vikings lead to t2o, 27-25. Iridana Campos then scored for the Vikings on a lay up that got the crowd fired up. The Rockets then hit two jumpers to tie it up at 29-29. Campos then scored on another lay up for the Vikings and Desiree Garza hit a trey to give Umatilla the 34-29 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Umatilla then hit five three pointers on their way to outscoring Pilot Rock 18-4 in the fourth quarter. Mari Paz hit two treys as did Desiree Garza. Gabriela Contreras also hit a trey at the buzzer to seal the Vikings 52-33 win.

LEFT - Desiree Garza of Umatilla follows through on a jump shot. [img_5131] RIGHT - Umatilla's Iridana Campos, number 10 in white, battles for a rebound. [img_5152]

LEFT - A Umatilla player eyes the basket. [img_5134] RIGHT - ADesiree Garza of Umatilla shoots a trey. [img_5173]

LEFT - Desiree Garza of Umatilla leaps in the air to catch a pass. [img_5178] RIGHT - Umatilla's Desiree Garza lands after catching the pass. [img_5179]

LEFT - Mari Paz of Umatilla looks for an open teammate to pass to. [img_5201] RIGHT- Gabriela Contreras of Umatilla shoots a trey at the buzzer to seal the Vikings 52-33 win. [img_5216]

Brenna Vargas and Genesis Lugo got into spirit like many fans at Umatilla on Tuesday. [img_5024]

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