BY EASTON LEONARD –
Tuesday, January 17th, the Cossatot Lady Eagles hosted the Mena Ladycats, at Cossatot High School.
Cossatot won the tip-off and started off playing spectacular basketball. Grace Wagner scored the Ladycats’ only two points in the first quarter, as Cossatot scored 18, to make the score 18-2 going into the second quarter of play. The Lady Eagles continued to play great defense in the second quarter, as they held Mena to only four points. Mena, on the other hand, allowed 17 points to Cossatot in the second, making the score 36-6 at halftime.
Oliva Cannon led the Ladycats in scoring with 4 points at halftime, as Ashlen Gonzalez led Cossatot with 10 points.
The Ladycats had their best quarter in the third, as they outscored Cossatot 10-8, to make the score 44-16 going into the final quarter of play. The Lady Eagles stepped up their defense in the fourth, holding Mena to only four, making the final score 57-20 in favor of the Lady Eagles of Cossatot.
Grace Wagner led Mena in scoring with 13 points, while Olivia Cannon added on 6 points, and Kyntlie Wyles 1 point.
Megan Andrews led the Lady Eagles with 11 points, as Ashlen Gonzalez and Caylee Stuart added on 10 points, Jade Richardson – 8, Shanna Johnson – 6, Reagan Richardson – 5, Rhyen Martin – 4, and Harley Dearing – 3.