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By Andrew Christiansen
Reporter 

Eagles' experience carries the day against Klickitat

 

Andrew Christiansen

IN A CROWD: Mitch Sanchey puts up a shot in a crowd of Eagles.

A good mix of size and outside quickness allowed the Yakama Nation Eagles to romp over Klickitat's Lady Vandals on Friday in Klickitat. The Eagles look much like the team that was the runner-up in the Gorge league last year with returning scorers Athena and Lyndell Wapsheli and Melanie Belly leading the way.

The Eagles were able to fire a barrage of outside shots with a strong front gobbling up the offensive rebounds to give the Eagles a 35-7 half-time lead. The Eagles had an 11-2 edge on the defensive board while the Wapsheli guards fired off 23 shots, including 13 from beyond the three point arc. Athena Wapsheli scored 10 of her 13 points in the first half and Melanie Belly put in 10 of...



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