Thursday, February 22, 2024

Chelan High girls basketball triumphs over Quincy in close matchup


QUINCY – The Chelan High School girls team defeated Quincy High School with a score of 40-32. The game, played in Quincy, saw Chelan take an early lead and maintain it throughout the match.

The Lady Goats started strong, leading the first quarter 10-7. The second quarter remained closely contested, with Chelan holding a slight edge, ending the half at 20-16.

Chelan extended their lead in the third quarter, outscoring Quincy 10-3. This effort set them up for the final quarter, where they led 30-19.

Quincy attempted a comeback in the last quarter, adding 13 points, but Chelan's defense held, ending the game at 40-32 in favor of Chelan.

Marley Williams led the scoring for Chelan with 11 points, while Lydia Petersen and Arabelle Finch also contributed with 10 and 9 points, respectively. Coach Longmire highlighted the team's effective defense and acknowledged Quincy's competitive play.

The junior varsity game also saw a Chelan win over Quincy, with a score of 33-28. Quincy edged ahead in the first quarter 5-4, but Chelan responded in the second to lead 11-10. Quincy regained the lead in the third quarter, outperforming Chelan 11-6. A strong offensive effort in the fourth quarter by Chelan, scoring 16 points to Quincy's 5, secured their victory. Leading scorers for Chelan were Esther Petersen and Brooklyn Foyle, each with 8 points. Coach Byron Lewellen praised the team's competitive nature and ability to overcome challenges.


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