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Lady Eagles Advance In Cossatot Tournament


Monday night, January 8th, the Cossatot River Lady Eagles took on the Dierks Lady Outlaws in their first game of the Cossatot River Sr. High Basketball Tournament.

In a low scoring first quarter, both teams scored just seven points each, to go into the second tied. Outscoring the Lady Outlaws 12-10 in the second quarter, Cossatot took a two point, 19-17, lead into halftime.

Halle Mounts led Dierks with 7 points at halftime, while Ashlen Gonzalez led the Lady Eagles with 14 points.

In the third quarter, Cossatot extended its lead, outscoring Dierks 12-6, to take an eight point, 31-23, lead into the final quarter of play. The Lady Eagles did not let up in the fourth, extending their lead by four more, outscoring the Lady Outlaws 5-1, to win the game by twelve, 36-24.

Dalany Eckert and Halle Mounts both led the Dierks Lady Outlaws with 7 points on the night, as Jacie Sims and Gracie Thomas added on 3 points each, Gabby Strasner 2 points, and Jaycee Runnels and Ashton Alexander 1 point each.

Player of the Game Ashlen Gonzalez led the Cossatot Lady Eagles with 14 points, while Raegan Richardson scored 8 points, Jacie Wilkerson and Harley Dearing 5 points each, and Rhyen Martin and Jade Richardson 2 points each.

The Lady Eagles will take on the Caddo Hills Lady Indians on Thursday at 7:00 p.m., in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Also Monday night, the Cossatot senior boys took on the Outlaws of Dierks but were defeated 71-53.

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