Waitsburg-Prescott girls victorious against Tekoa-Oakesdale, 48-42

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WAITSBURG — A balanced scoring attack and good defense led W-P’s girls to a 48-42 victory over Tekoa-Oaksdale here Saturday night.

"Offensively, we had equal scoring with nine players getting in the scorebook," W-P coach Jerry Baker. "Defensively, we did a great job."

Two W-P players, Taelor Carter and Megan Withers led T-O in scoring with eight points.

Two other players scored six points — Amanda Weis and Krystal Harris.

W-P had 14 steals, with Alyssa Hafen getting five of them.

Genesis Pearson had a T-O-high 10 rebounds.

Waitsburg-Prescott shot a dismal 14-for-64 from the field in the win.

W-P hit four 3-pointers, and Withers had two of them.

"We had some open looks," Baker said. "But we couldn’t find the hoop. We did fight hard and get the win. I was pleased with that."

W-P was 16-for-31 from the free-throw line.

T-O was only 2-for-5 from the line.

For T-O, Desiree Chapell posted a double-double with 17 points and 15 boards.

W-P improves to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in league with the victory, and plays again Friday at Dayton at 6 p.m.

Tekoa-Oakesdale (42) — Perry 2 0-0 5, Pokootas 1 1-2 3, Graffis 1 0-0 2, Chappell 8 1-2 17, Groom 1 0-0 2, Overton 3 0-1 7, Kneel 3 0-0 6. Totals 19-53 2-5 42.

Waitsburg-Prescott (48) — Potter 0 2-4 2, Stringham 1 0-3 3, Carter 2 3-5 8, Hauphin 1 2-4 4, Harris 1 4-6 6, Hulce 1 0-0 2, Weis 2 2-3 6, Withers 3 0-1 8, Pearson 3 3-5 9. Totals 14-64 16-31 48.

W-P 7 18 12 11 — 48.

T-O 13 10 8 11 — 42.

3-point goals — T-O 2 (Perry, Overton), W-P 4 (Stringham 1, Carter 1, Withers 2). Total Fouls — T-O 26, W-P 13. Fouled out—W-P (Pearson), T-O (Kneel). Technical fouls— (none). Rebounds — W-P 38 (Pearson 10), T-O 33 (Chappell 15). Turnovers — T-O 17, W-P 17. Assists — W-P 3 (Stringham 2), T-O 6 (Chappell 3).

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