The Wahkiakum Lady Mules lost a heart breaker and ended their season on Thursday night to Raymond, 54-51. Down by 14 at the end of the third, they outscored the Seagulls 16-5 in the final quarter to come within three.
Baylee Olsen and Sam Boyce led scoring with 14 each, Tori Wegdahl had 11.Haylee Budd had eight points and Kaylee Bryant scored four. Budd also pulled down 12 boards. Boyce had five assists; Maya Stanley had three assists and one steal.
“I’m really proud of the girls. They have improved so much this season,” said Coach Rob Garrett. “Hats off to Raymond. They made some ridiculous shots in the third quarter. I felt my girls really worked their butts off and did a great job tonight. They just showed how much they’ve grown over the season. I’m really, really proud of them. It was a tough loss. It was fun to watch, wish we could have seen it go the other way at the end. They never gave up. They showed that they can believe in themselves. Even though we didn’t get the win, they showed a lot of heart.”