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

Lady Mules add two more wins


January 24, 2019

Courtesy of Laura Rose

Macie Elliott fought a Viking for a loose ball in the Lady Mules' 76-22 win against Mossyrock on Tuesday.

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team won two more games this week to bring their record to 6-0 in league, 15-1 overall.

On Thursday, the Lady Mules beat the Napavine Tigers 63-19.

"It was a good game," Coach Rob Garrett said. "I thought the defense was awesome in the first half, especially holding them to three points. The scoring was really balanced and almost everyone got involved."

Jansi Merz had a double double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Paige Mace scored 12 points and had four assists. Macie Elliott added 10 points, five assists and four steals. Ellie Leitz had seven points and eight rebounds. Mckensi Fluckiger and Charlie Ashe contributed six points apiece. Kimberlee Watkins had three points and eight rebounds. Reigha Niemeyer scored three points. Alex Watkins and Emmie Niemela finished the game with two points each.

Lady Mules 27 17 14 5 --63

Napavine 2 1 10 6 --19

On Tuesday, Wahkiakum beat Mossyrock in a quick four quarters, 76-22.

Courtesy of Laura Rose

Ellie Leitz looks for the move. She had 12 points and nine rebounds to finish the game.

"Overall I was really impressed with all four of our guards having five plus assists," Coach Garrett said. "I thought the defense worked really hard and figured out the rotation better and better as the game went on. Jansi (Merz) finished extremely well around the hoop which was really nice to see. And Macie (Elliott) and Charlie (Ashe) both shot 50 percent from the three point line, which is great!"

Elliott scored 18 points and had five assists. Merz had 16 points and five steals. Leitz added 12 points and nine rebounds. Ashe scored 11 points and had six assists. Mace had eight points and six assists. K. Watkins scored six points. Fluckiger had three points and six assists. Niemeyer scored two.

Vikings 6 10 3 3 --22

Lady Mules 26 22 16 12 --76

Wahkiakum travels to Toledo today (Thursday), Onalaska on Saturday, and Adna on Monday, before their final home game of the regular season next Wednesday.


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