Oroville girls beat Wellpinit again

WELLPINIT – The Oroville girls basketball team defeated Wellpinit for the second time in six days on Thursday, Dec. 29, winning a 50-45 road contest.

The victory followed a 40-36 win on Dec. 23 over the same team at home.

The Hornets took a 10-2 lead after one quarter and were up 38-23 after three quarters before Wellpinit made a late charge.

Lily Hilderbrand led Oroville (5-2) with 17 points, with Callie Barker adding nine and Naomi Peters scoring eight.

The Hornets next play Saturday, Jan. 7, at Bridgeport in their Central Washington League North Division conference opener.