The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Lady Mules defeat Pe Ell, Timberwolves, Onalaska


January 11, 2018

Diana Zimmerman

Ellie Leitz has a found a rhythm in her role at post. She scored 17 points in the Lady Mules 66-36 win against MWP on Friday. She also had 11 rebounds, five steals, and two blocks.

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team won three more games this week to bring their league record to 8-0 and overall record to 10-2.

Last Wednesday, they traveled to Pe Ell and beat the Trojans 71-27. Four of the Lady Mules hit double digits in scoring.

“I thought we moved the ball really well on offense and we shot great,” Coach Rob Garrett said. “Macie (Elliott) had an awesome game with 11 assists. She did a great job getting her teammates open. I was also really excited with Maddy. I challenged her to shoot at least ten times and she killed it, ending up with 16 points. Ellie Leitz had a great game inside, hitting seven of nine.

Adding to Mace’s 16 points were Leitz, who finished the game with 15, Paige Mace with 12, and Elliott with 11. Mckensi Fluckiger added six, Charlie Ashe had five, Alex Watkins scored four, and Jansi Merz had two.

The team shot 48 percent from three point range and 51 percent inside the arc.

Lady Mules 25 19 20 7 71

Pe Ell 3 11 3 10 27

On Friday, the Lady Mules easily beat Morton White Pass 66-36.

Leitz had a great game at post, scoring 17 points to lead the team. She also had 11 rebounds, five steals, and two blocks. M. Mace and Fluckiger chipped in 14 points each. Elliott had seven points. Ashe added six points. Merz had three points and seven rebounds. P. Mace had three points and five assists. Kimberly Watkins added two.

“Ellie (Leitz) is playing really well right now, along with the rest of the team,” Garrett said. “She has really found her touch around the basket and is much more efficient. She’s also learning to read the ball much better which is leading to more rebounds.”

MWP 6 14 19 36

Lady Mules 18 37 58 66

Diana Zimmerman

Mckensi Fluckiger found a big hole in MWP defense on a drive to the basket.

This Tuesday, the Lady Mules hosted Onalaska and won 79-21.

Elliott led scoring with 15 points, nine rebounds, and six steals. Leitz added 13 points. M. Mace had 10. Fluckiger scored nine. Ashe and P. Mace contributed eight points each. Ashe also had seven steals. A. and K. Watkins scored six points apiece. Merz added four.

“The girls played well,” Coach Garrett said. “They are moving without the ball extremely well. Everyone is making the right pass, giving us great looks at the basket. Defensively they are working really hard.”

Onalaska 7 15 2 4 21

Lady Mules 24 28 15 12 79

On Thursday, the Lady Mules travel to Rainier.


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