Astoria girls basketball

Astoria players defend an Estacada fast break.

The score reflected the records Tuesday night at the Brick House, where Astoria hosted Estacada in a nonleague girls basketball game.

Now 9-5 overall, the No. 10-ranked Lady Fishermen built a 28-6 halftime lead, on their to an easy 50-8 win over the No. 31 ranked-Rangers, now 2-10.

It was the least points allowed by Astoria since a 59-4 win over Knappa in 2015-16.

Kelsey Fausett and Halle Helmersen scored 11 points apiece for Astoria, which plays Friday at Gladstone. Four players scored two points each for Estacada, which was outscored 22-2 in the second half. The Rangers were playing their second game in five days in Clatsop County, following a 64-25 loss at Seaside last Friday.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Daily Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or

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