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Lady Mules earn 4th place trophy at state 2B tournament


Chris Johnson

Wahkiakum Lady Mule Maddie Mace drives to the basket in the team's 48-44 overtime win over Life Christian on Friday. The Mules defeated Ilwaco 50-49 on Saturday to claim the fourth place trophy.

The Wahkiakum Lady Mules claimed fourth place in the Washington girls Class 2B state tournament with a 50-49 win over the Ilwaco Lady Fishermen on Saturday morning.

It was the third time the two teams had faced each other this season, with Ilwaco winning the first two games. Ilwaco finished sixth in the state tournament.

The Mules opened the tournament with a 53-27 loss Thursday to Central League rival Napavine, who plays St. Georges's for third and fifth places on Saturday. On Friday, the Mules defeated Life Christian 48-44 in overtime to advance to the trophy game.

Chris Johnson

The Lady Mules bench erupts with joy in the team's 48-44 overtime victory.


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