Fillies eliminate Hornets, bumped by Lady Bears

Ground Hornets 49-35

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

Esmeralda Garcia clears the ball from a crowd.

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.

Karla Torres drives to the basket between two Hornet defenders.

Sammi Emigh, 34, puts up a shot over Bridgeport’s Erika Santana, left, and Bianca Torres, 23.

Bridgeport’s Karla Torres, left, is challenged by Lady Bear Vicky Sanchez.

Filly Catalina Martinez shoots from three-point range.

Brewster’s Vicky Sanchez, left, drives around Bridgeport’s Lesli Moreno.

BREWSTER -- The Bridgeport Fillies basketball team eliminated Oroville, 49-35, in the first round of Central Washington 2B league post-season competition but were themselves bumped from competition by Brewster, 65-36 in a loser-out game last Thursday, Feb. 13.
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.
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
Lady Bears win
The Brewster Lady Bears took an early 19-point 20-1 lead over Bridgeport in the opening quarter of their second-round loser-out game last Thursday, Feb. 13. The early point spread left the Fillies in a hole that they were unable to fill as Brewster added three more double-digit quarters while Bridgeport barely made double digits in the scoreboard by halftime.
Despite a trio of three-point baskets by Fillies guard Karla Torres, one at the halftime buzzer, the Lady Bears, behind the scoring of Sammi Emigh and Kelsey Ochoa, each with 13 points, extended their lead down to the final buzzer. Michaun Kelpman and Anah Wulf also scored in double digits with 10 points each.
The loss ended the Fillies’ post-season run while Brewster advanced to the semifinal game at Liberty Bell on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Lady Bears won that game, 60-53, and will be Waterville-Mansfield at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Chelan Community Gym.
Brewster: 20-11-17-17  65
Bridgeport: 1-9-2-14  36

 

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