Pirate girls tromp Cougs

The team is now 3-0 in Nisqually League play.

  • Saturday, April 26, 2008 5:05am
  • Sports

The Vashon girl’s varsity team rang in the new year with a 59-29 victory over the Cougars of Cascade Christian.

The Pirates came out and scored 15 points in the first quarter and defensively held the Cougars to 4.

The Cougars out-scored the Pirates 10 to 9 in the second quarter, with the Pirates leading at half time 24 to 14.

As the third quarter started, the Pirates were out and running, passing and pushing the ball up court and racking up 19 points by the time the buzzer had sounded.

All in all they outscored the Cougars 35 to 11 in the second half.

As typical of recent outings, the game was a balanced scoring effort.

The Pirates were led by Chrissy Swope and Zelda Porter with 11, Anneli Dolmseth with 10, Kelly Costello and Kiki Means with 8, Abby Dolmseth with 5, Liz Hill with 4 and Karisa Gibbons with 2.

The Pirates had a team total of 14 assists, typifying the fine passing and teamwork that this team has exhibited throughout the season.

The Pirates are now 3 and 0 in Nisqually League play as they head into a week were they will play three games, two League and one non-League.

They played Life Christian, also 3 and 0 in league, yesterday at home. They travel to Orting and Eatonville on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12.


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