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By Andrew Christiansen

18 rebounds for Twohy as Lady Wolves crush Warriors 50-20


Andrew Christiansen

MISMATCH: Kirstin Twohy works the ball in against Wahluke. Twohy owned the boards to help Goldendale win their season opener over the Warriors.

Goldendale made the most of their size advantage as they rolled over Wahluke 50-20 on Saturday, in Goldendale. Kirstin Twohy had a huge game controlling the boards with 18 rebounds to go with five points. The Wolves also had a strong performance from Sophia Casimiro, who camped on the back side and scored eight points, four off first quarter put-backs. Goldendale had a 49-22 rebounding edge for the game.

The Lady Timberwolves won the game in the first half with ball control and high percentage shots resulting in 11-24 shooting on two-point shots in the half. Neither team pressed allowing the Wolves to use their size to work inside with Twohy, Casimiro joined by Brooke Graff and Cheyenne Smith for rebound domination. Twohy's 15 defensive rebounds matched Wahluke's team total for rebounds on the defensive board.

Sierra Lamping was 5-11 from the floor to lead the team with 11 points. Graff was also in double figures and Smith scored nine points to go with six rebounds. The entire team contributed to the win with eight players scoring and the sole freshman, Ocean Bryan, coming up with six rebounds and three assists.

The Lady Timberwolves played in Toppenish on Tuesday and travel to Connell on Friday. Saturday is the second home game for Goldendale when they take on the Columbia-Burbank Coyotes. Next Tuesday is a junior varsity game at Klickitat.

Wahluke 4 – 3 – 4 – 9 20

Goldendale 16 – 13 – 8 – 13 50

Goldendale – Lamping 11, Graff 10, Smith 9, Casimiro 8, Twohy 5, Zara Kartes 3, Hannah Hoffman 2, Malisa Barrier 2.


Reader Comments

mhowtopat writes:

Way to go Kristen and Sophia! I watched the game and you all played great! Kristen is a monster on those boards!


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