Tiger girls struggle with state-ranked foes

TONASKET – The Tonasket girls basketball team’s youth and inexperience were no match for unbeaten, second-ranked Cashmere on Saturday, Jan. 14, as the Bulldogs rolled past the Tigers 81-26.

Cashmere improved to 14-0 (5-0 Caribou Trail League) while the Tigers dropped to 4-10 (0-4).

Okanogan 62, Tonasket 12

OKANOGAN – Okanogan’s 25-2 run in the second quarter put the game out of reach as Tonasket fell on the road to the Bulldogs 62-12 on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

The Tigers spread their points among five different players, led by Megan Beyers and Devan Utt with three apiece.

Kara Staggs paced ninth-ranked Okanogan (11-3, 4-1) with 23.

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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