Hornet girls close out 2012 at .500

ENTIAT – Unforced errors had Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn frustrated and his team on the wrong end of a 44-34 score after a Friday, Dec. 21, non-conference road game at Entiat.

The Hornets entered a two week holiday break at .500 after the loss.

“We just weren’t ready to go,” Bourn said. “We had 11 turnovers in the first quarter and a half, throwin passes six feet over people’s heads or at their feet.”

Despite the early turnovers, Oroville trailed just 17-15 at the half. But Julianna Edwards and Taylor Southard keyed a 16-9 Entiat spurt in the third quarter to put the Tigers up by nine.

Lily Hilderbrand scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds for the Hornets (4-4), with Callie Barker adding eight points.

Oroville hosts Pateros on Friday and travels to Kittitas on Saturday, Jan. 5.


About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. 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 worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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