Oroville girls win CWL North; Hornet boys fall to LR

Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn cuts down the net after the Hornets wrapped up the Central Washington  2B League North Division title with a 44-34 victory over Lake Roosevelt on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn cuts down the net after the Hornets wrapped up the Central Washington 2B League North Division title with a 44-34 victory over Lake Roosevelt on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

 

Oroville’s girls built 23 point lead and held off a Lake Roosevelt rally to clinch their first league title in memory.

The Hornet boys showed patience and discipline in building a five point lead over Lake Roosevelt early in the third quarter, but turnovers proved costly as the Raiders rallied in in the second half.

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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