Sprague takes a shot on Aussies

Clatskanie’s Olivia Sprague shoots against the Australian team. 

The Lady Tigers are 3-2 overall in non-league play this season, ranked seventh in the 3A division. Clatskanie took three in a row this past week, besting Portland Adventist Academy, Amity, and an exhibition team from Australia. The team travels to Yamhill on Dec. 13.

Head coach John Blodgett said against PAA, the girls played a strong first half, troubling the PAA offense with their press. Clatskanie played a bit sloppy in the second half, but everyone got some quality minutes on the court. Blodgett said the Australia victory was a good win against a long, athletic team, highlighting performances by Olivia Sprague and Shelby Blodgett.

“We were pretty solid offensively, but we still are trying to find our defensive identity,” the coach said.

Facing Amity, the Lady Tigers executed well on offense, but defensively gave up too many uncontested 3’s. But they are getting better each game in defensive rotations. Kaity Sizemore posted her first double double in the Amity game.

Clatskanie Girls vs. PAA

Clatskanie 1st 29 2nd 19 3rd 14 4th 14 (76)

PAA 1st 10 2nd 5 3rd 9 4th 7 (31)

Shelby Blodgett 34pts. 30reb. 3ast. 4stls.

Olivia Sprague 23pts 4reb. 4ast. 8stls.

Kaity Sizemore 5pts. 8reb. 1stl.

Alexis Smith 6pts. 1reb. 2ast. 1stl.

Anna Martin 4pts. 6reb. 5stls.

Cloee McLeod 2pts. 4stls.

Jayden Makinson 1reb. 1ast.

Lita Blodgett 2pts.

Clatskanie Girls vs. Australia

Clatskanie 1st 25 2nd 17 3rd 23 4th 12 (77)

Australia 1st 14 2nd 15 3rd 12 4th 14 (56)

Olivia Sprague 33pts. 6reb. 3ast. 5stls.

Shelby Blodgett 32pts. 14reb. 4ast. 5stls.

Kaity Sizemore 6pts. 7reb. 2stls.

Alexis Smith 5pts. 1reb. 2ast. 3stls.

Anna Martin 2 reb. 1stl.

Cloee McLeod 1pt. 2reb. 1ast. 2stls.

Lilly Boothe 1reb.

Clatskanie Girls vs. Amity

Clatskanie 1st 22 2nd 19 3rd 20 4th 19 (80)

Amity 1st 16 2nd 17 3rd 15 4th 10 (58)

Shelby Blodgett- 30pts. 18reb. 3ast. 7stls. 1blk.

Olivia Sprague- 27pts. 3reb. 7ast. 8stls.

Kaity Sizemore- 10pts. 11reb. 2ast. 3stls.

Cloee McLeod- 6pts. 1reb. 2ast. 2stls.

Anna Martin- 4pts. 1reb. 2ast. 2stls.

Alexis Smith- 3pts. 1reb. 2ast.

Jayden Makinson- 1stl.

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