Tigers walloped by defending state champs

Brent Baker/staff photo
Kylie Dellinger and Amanda Johnson (32) converge on Okanogan’s Caitlyn Behymer during Tuesday’s contest.

TONASKET – Defending state girls basketball champion Okanogan ran to a 26-2 first quarter lead at Tonasket on Tuesday, Dec. 11, coasting to a 66-8 victory over the Tigers.

Okanogan led 37-6 at the half. Tonasket managed just one basket in the second half, which was shortened considerably by the running clock rule that took effect once the Bulldog advantage hit 40 points.

Kara Staggs led Okanogan (4-1, 1-0 Caribou Trail League) with 20 points before leaving with an injury in the third quarter.

Kylie Dellinger led Tonasket (1-4, 0-1) with four points.

 

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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