Entiat outscores Hornets

ENTIAT – Oroville’s Connor Hughes scored a season-high 31 points to lead the Hornets at Entiat on Dec. 21, but it wasn’t enough for the Hornets as the Tigers pulled away in the fourth quarter to post a 72-63 non-conference victory.

The Hornets trailed 39-28 at the half, but outscored Entiat 20-11 in the third quarter to pull to within 50-48.

Jeremy Davis scored 15 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter – including 9-of-10 at the free throw line – to lead Entiat’s fourth quarter charge.

Freshman Juan Lopez scored 15 points for Oroville in just his second varsity game and Joe Sarmiento added 11 for the Hornets (2-6), who next play at home against Pateros on Friday, Jan. 4.

About Brent Baker

Brent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.

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