Wilsonville girls bounce back against Scappoose 72-38
The Wilsonville girls' basketball team wasted no time getting back on the winning track. The Wildcats picked up their second win in as many matchups with Scappoose 72-38. The second time around, both teams picked up 10 more points.
Wilsonville was able to get its run and gun offense going again off of strong defensive performances. At the tail end of the first half and in the third quarter, Wilsonville picked up a large amount of turnovers that led to buckets on the offensive end. Sophomore Sydney Burns had a pair back to back that led for easy layups in the waning minutes of the second quarter.
Scappoose struggled to keep things under control, and trailed 50-21 after 16 minutes of play. For the Indians credit though, they were dangerous from the outside with 3-point shooting. From the 21st point until the 38th, all baskets made by the visiting team from the field were "3's."
Wilsonville was led by Burns in the first half who scored 13 points and was all over Scappoose defensively. The second half had other players step up to score for the Wildcats including several bench players who got valuable minutes, especially in the fourth quarter.
Sophomore Brooklyne Waddell, junior Angela Morris, and sophomore Keira McNamee all managed to find their way up on the scoreboard.
Scappoose was led by senior Payton Fisher with eight points, all of which came in the second half. Other key contributors were senior Sarah Mills with eight points of her own, and junior Allison Wills with 6 points.
Wilsonville improves to 10-1 in the Northwest Oregon Conference (NWOC), and 17-5 overall. They square off with Milwaukie (5-6 in NWOC, 7-13 overall) on Tuesday, Feb. 19 when the Mustangs travel to Wilsonville High School.
Scappoose falls to 1-10 league and 2-18 overall, and will face one of the top teams in the state when they meet up with La Salle Prep (10-1 in NWOC play, 18-4 overall) on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Scappoose High School.