ENTIAT — The Entiat girls basketball team locked up second place in the Central Washington 1B League North Division with a 61-37 win over Waterville Tuesday night.
Jaelyn Davis had 14 points and Taylor Southard had seven points and nine assists to help the Tigers (14-6 overall, 7-2 league) take down the Shockers.
Entiat led 22-6 after the first quarter and 40-14 at halftime.
“We struggled the last couple nights with our starts, but we did some different things in pregame,” Entiat coach Bill Edwardson said. “We came out real hard with our pressure and bothered them. We hit some shots and just got some confidence that we needed after a rough couple games.”
The Tigers will host a district play-in game at home Saturday against Wilson Creek.
Wapato 73, Ephrata 40
The Tigers (4-13 CWAC) led by five after the first quarter, but the league-leading Wolves (17-0 CWAC, 18-1 overall) responded by outscoring Ephrata 38-10 in the middle quarters.
Wapato 73, Ephrata 47
Three nights after handing CWAC-leading West Valley its first league loss, the Tigers (9-8 CWAC) stumbled on the road against the second-place Wolves (13-4 CWAC).
Shawn Craig (20 points) led four players in double figures for Wapato, which took control with a 22-11 advantage in the second quarter.
Jacob Laird scored 19 and Riley Pheasant added 14 for Ephrata.
Pateros 55, Mansfield 42
Lance Evans led with 20 points in the road win for Pateros.
Mansfield made a run in the third quarter but couldn’t overcome a slow start.
Entiat 60, Waterville 57
Entiat’s Kevin Wooldrige put the game to rest by shooting 3-for-4 from the free throw line in the last 15 seconds.
Entiat Daylon Harn led the team with 20 points.
Entiat (6-5 CW 1B North) will meet Mansfield in its final regular season game Friday, while Waterville (7-4 CW 1B North) will play Pateros.
Bridgeport 62, Mansfield 61
Manson pulled out to a 33-27 halftime lead and held a one-point advantage going into the fourth quarter, but couldn’t come away with the win in a tight contest.
Bridgeport finished the game by scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter, 11 of which came at the charity stripe.