ECHO 55, WALLOWA 25 — At Baker, Hannah and Elizabeth McCarty led the Cougars to a state tournament bid sealing win Friday at the Old Oregon League district tournament.

Echo (18-6) led 28-13 at the half and never looked back after intermission. The Cougars struggled to score from the perimeter but pounded the ball in the paint with regular success against Wallowa (13-10).

The McCarty sisters scored 15 points apiece. Hannah McCarty grabbed nine rebounds, her older sister seven.

Echo (18-6) earned a spot in the big tournament but still has work to do in Baker. Echo will play __ Saturday for the OOL district championship.



WHS (13-10) 4 9 4 8 — 25

EHS (18-6) 16 12 14 13 — 55

WALLOWA — M. Jones 0, M. Hulse 4, C. Wellens 0, T. Harshfield 2, S. Nobles 0, C. Hall 2, C. Miller 2, Lauren Makin 11, M. Fei 4.

ECHO — E. Parks 1, K. Ranger 11, D. Tavin 4, T. Swaggart 2, Hannah McCarty 15, L. Cox 0, M. Montoya 0, B. Srofe 3, Elizabeth McCarty 15, L. Wiggins 0, B. Millbrodt 0, H. Reese 4.

3-point field goals — WHS 0, EHS 2. Free throws — WHS 3-4, EHS 9-21. Fouls — WHS 18, EHS 11. Fouled out — none.

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