Down by a point heading into the final quarter, the
Morton-White Pass girls basketball team outscored DeSales 12-7 in the fourth
for a 35-31 girls 2B State Tournament win.
Both teams struggled from the field, with Morton-White Pass
shooting 22 percent (9-of-41) and DeSales 25 percent (12-of-48). The difference
came from the free-throw line, where the Timberwolves hit 88.2 percent (15-of-17)
of their attempts.
Morton-White Pass got offensive contributions from just
three players, Whitney Elledge (12 points), Ashley Kelly (12) and Lina
Teresa Acock and Molli Lesko had eight point apiece for the
Morton-White Pass advances to a 7:15 p.m. game on Friday,
while DeSales drops into the loser's bracket with a 12:15 p.m. contest.