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

Lady Mules gain three more league victories


February 1, 2018

Diana Zimmerman

Freshman Paige Mace's quick hands went from steal to loose ball and back into control in moments. This week Mace scored a career high 20 points when the Lady Mules beat Toutle Lake 74-11. Right:

Photos and story by Diana Zimmerman

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team won three more games this week to bring their record to 13-1 in league and 15-3 overall.

Freshman Paige Mace led the team with 18 points. Macie Elliott scored 12 points, eight rebounds, four assists. Charlie Ashe had eight points and eight rebounds. Maddy Mace added seven points and seven rebounds. Ellie Leitz scored four points and nine rebounds and two blocks, McKensi Fluckiger had three points and four steals and Jansi Merz had two and seven rebounds.

Lady Mules 13 19 45 54

Toledo 5 21 32 39

On Saturday, the Lady Mules traveled to Toutle Lake and beat the Ducks 74-11.

P. Mace led scoring again with a career high 20 points. She also had seven steals. Elliott contributed 16 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. E. Leitz had nine points. Ashe added eight. Fluckiger scored seven. M. Mace tallied six points. Merz had six points and seven rebounds. Kimberly Watkins added two points.

Lady Mules 14 25 21 14 --74

Toutle Lake 2 0 4 5 --11

On Tuesday at home, they easily beat Kalama 67-26.

Diana Zimmerman

Junior Ellie Leitz pulled down a rebound and put it back up for two of her 12 points against Kalama on Tuesday.

E. Leitz had 12 points and eight rebounds. Elliott scored 11 points and had eight rebounds and five assists. P. Mace contributed 11 points and five steals. Fluckiger had nine points and Ashe added seven. M. Mace had six points, seven rebounds, and five steals. Merz added six points and seven rebounds. Alex Watkins and Megan Leitz scored two points apiece.

The Lady Mules were scheduled to play Mossyrock today (Thursday), but the game has been moved to Friday at 5:45 before the boys, who will play at 7 p.m. Mule cheerleaders have invited fans to don the color red for a red out.

The Lady Mules are locked into second place in the Central 2B League, which means they won't see district play until the third round. Their first game is on February 10. Time and place have yet to be determined.


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