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Girls basketball: Astoria scores 57-23 decision over Knappa

The Daily Astorian

Published on December 3, 2017 12:01AM

Last changed on December 3, 2017 11:05PM


KNAPPA — Two teams with plenty of connections met in the final girls’ game Saturday of the Knappa Tip-Off Classic, with Knappa hosting Astoria.

The Lady Fishermen — coached by former Logger coach Mike Jacobson — improved to 2-0 on the season, with a 57-23 win over Knappa.

Brooklynn Hankwitz tossed in 20 points. Freshman Halle Helmersen scored eight along with Hailey O’Brien, while former Logger McKailyn Rogers scored four points.

Astoria built a 30-17 lead through three quarters, then outscored the Loggers 27-6 in the fourth.

Madelynn Weaver led Knappa with nine points.

Astoria opened the tournament Friday with a 46-42 win over Oregon Episcopal.

Astoria’s Sam Hemsley led a trio of players in double figures with 15 points. Julia Norris added 13 points and Hankwitz scored 10 for Astoria, which led 23-21 at halftime.

Knappa lost a 49-30 decision Friday night to Toledo.



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