MOLALLA — Trailing by two entering the fourth quarter, the Damascus Christian girls basketball team outscored Days Creek 20-2 over the final eight minutes and posted a 51-35 win on the first day of the Cougar Classic Friday hosted by Country Christian.

Noelle Wakefield led the Eagles (5-0) with 16 points, hitting four 3-pointers. Sierra Hale added 15 points, nine coming in the fourth period.

The Wolves (3-1) got 16 points from Ashtyn Slater and 11 from Joleen Crume. Slater made three treys.

Days Creek will meet Country Christian at 2 p.m. Saturday.


DAMASCUS CHRISTIAN (51) — Noelle Wakefield 16, Powers 12, Hale 15, Patrick, Love 6, Mitchell 2, Manning, Bailey. Totals 16 11-18 51.

DAYS CREEK (35) — Ashtyn Slater 16, Michaels 3, Newton, Kruzic, Ketchem 5, Crume 11. Totals 12 8-13 35.

Damascus;10;14;7;20;—;51

Days Creek;11;13;9;2;—;35

3-Point Goals — Dam. 8 (Wakefield 4, Powers 2, Hale 2), D.C. 3 (Slater). Total Fouls — Dam. 11, D.C. 17. Fouled Out — Kruzic.

Tom Eggers can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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