Jordan Valley girls finish fourth at state, Vale boys ends sixth in state playoffs

Vale's John Wolfe drives toward the key in a playoff game against Amity earlier in the season the Vikings emerged from state play with sixth place. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL).

BAKER CITY – Kelsey Gluch scored 13 points and Jill Gammett added 12 to lead the Jordan Valley girls varsity basketball team in defeating Echo 52-28 Saturday.

The win clinched fourth place for the Mustangs at the Class 1A basketball tournament, at Baker High School.

Jordan Valley built a 19-12 lead after the first quarter and led 31-17 at halftime. The Mustangs outscored Echo 21-11 in the second half. Faith McCarty paced Echo with 11 points.

Jordan Valley won the game inside the key, scoring 17 points in the paint to Echo’s 6. The Mustangs also posted more second . . .