Tonasket boys earn second non-league win

COULEE DAM – Tonasket used a 16-7 edge in the second quarter to distance itself from Lake Roosevelt in a non-league boys basketball game on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and went on to defeat the Raiders 57-44.

Dyllan Gage led a balanced scoring attack with 18 points, with Trevor Terris adding 12 points and Derek Sund 10.

The Tigers led 16-12 after one quarter behind seven points from Gage and a 3-pointer by Terris, but Sund’s six second quarter points nearly matched Lake Roosevelt’s output as the Tigers led 32-19 at the half.

Gage added seven rebounds and three assists; Terris had six rebounds and three steals; Michael Orozco had six assists and four steals; and Colton Leep pulled down seven rebounds, including five at the offensive end.

The Tigers (2-0) host Oroville on Friday, Dec. 7.

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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