Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Defeats #12 Hillsboro


Sam Hull

Sophomore Mandy Sisul scans the court.

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

Early last Friday night, Feb. 22, at home, the #5 varsity girls basketball team defeated #12 Hillsboro 67-51, securing their tenth consecutive victory this season for a league record of 12-1. Here are a few photos capturing the action from the game.

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  • Sophomore Mandy Sisul hits a three from the corner pocket.

  • Senior Lauren Vreeken catches the ball as the girls push past center court.

  • Sophomore Addi Wedin pushes past defenders as she rushes the key.

  • Freshman Mia Skoro waits for the ball to be put back in play while analyzing the court.

  • Sisul pushes past two Hillsboro players trying to trap her by the sideline.

  • After a successful first half, the girls congratulate each other and prepare for the second half.

  • Sisul dribbles past a defender.

  • Skoro rushes past Hillsboro sophomore Dylan Kem as she pushes into the key.

  • Junior Emily Niebergall looks for an open teammate to pass to from the sideline underneath the basket.

  • Wedin keeps possession of the ball as she looks for an opening around Hillsboro junior Rian Porter.

  • Niebergall scores a layup after rushing the key.

  • The girls pose for a quick photo after winning the game.

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The team then won against #22 St. Helens last night, Tuesday, Feb. 26, with a final score of 81-29.

The girls’ first playoff game will be at home this Saturday, March 2 versus #15 North Bend at 3 p.m.