Girls Varsity Basketball · Girls Varsity Basketball beats Umatilla 51 – 36

51 East Ridge High School
36 Umatilla High School
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East Ridge High School vs Umatilla High School
51 36
1 14   5
2 13   3
3 9   10
4 15   18

The Lady Knights opened a girls/boys basketball double header against Umatilla with a solid win. Although they struggled shooting the ball in the first half their defensive intensity and aggressiveness led them to create and score off of a high volume of turnovers. In the second half the girls held onto their large lead by sharing the ball and setting each other up for easy shots. As a result they shot the ball much better and ultimately with stood every attempt by Umatilla to get back in the game.

The ladies were led statistically by Lateisha Edwards with 19 points and 15 rebounds, Bailey Carlson with 13 points and 4 rebounds. Breanna Vaughn added 4 points and 8 rebounds, and Christine VanMarter set her teammates up for 10 assists and also grabbed 4 steals.

The ladies next contest will be a district match up at Edgewater High School on Thursday December 6.