Fillies advance to CW2B league second round

Ground Hornets 49-35 in Feb. 11 matchup

Karla Torres drives to the basket between two Hornet defenders. / Mike Maltais/QCH

Esmeralda Garcia clears the ball from a crowd.

Junior guard Karla Torres shoots from the corner against Oroville. Torres was the game’s high scorer with 15 points.

Lesli Moreno, right, makes a fine backhand bounce pass to a teammate under the basket.

Three Hornets race Karla Torres, 21, for a loose ball.

BREWSTER – The Bridgeport Fillies varsity basketball team advanced through the first round of the Central Washington 2B League Championships with a 49-35 win over the Lady Hornets of Oroville last Tuesday, Feb. 11. The win sends the Fillies against the No. 3 Lady Bears at Brewster at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13. The winner of that game will play No. 2 Lady Mountain Lions at Liberty Bell on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Bridgeport got off to a game-winning start in the first quarter with 23 points while holding Oroville to only 4. It was a lead that the Fillies rode through the remaining three quarters of the game as their opponents struggled to break double digits. Bridgeport entered the locker room with a 33-17 lead.
The Lady Hornets rallied somewhat in the third quarter and outscored Bridgeport 13-10 but never threatened the leaders after than point.
Karla Torres led Bridgeport with 15 points, seven of those in the first quarter. Lesli Moreno added 10 points while teammates Catalina Martinez, Monica Trejo, and Esmeralda Garcia scored seven apiece.
The Fillies meet the Lady Bears at Brewster at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in a loser-out game to determine which team advances to play Liberty Bell on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Bridgeport: 23-10-10-6  49
Oroville: 4-13-9-9  35
Fillies scoring
Karla Torres: 15
Lesli Moreno: 10
Catalina Martinez: 7
Monica Trejo: 7
Esmeralda Garcia: 7
Erika Santana: 3

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