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Antelopes grab 6th in state tourney

The Adrian girls basketball team wrapped up their season with a sixth-place finish during the Oregon School Activities Association’s 1A basketball tournament in Baker.

The Lopes opened state play on Wednesday, March 2, taking on the Golden Eagles of Nixyaawii Community School in quarterfinal action. After leading early in the contest, the Antelopes saw Nixyaawii score 34 points in the second half, and fell 50-30.

The Lopes jumped out early, leading 11-2 at the 3 minute, 11 second mark off of a jumper by Carlee Morton. Morton ended the quarter with a 3-pointer with just 20 seconds left on the clock to give Adrian a 14-4 lead.

In the second quarter the Golden Eagles began to find their range, closing up the score to 18-16 at the half.

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