Brewster girls escape with 37-36 win as Mikenna Kelpman knocks in game winning 3-point shot; Lake Roosevelt falls to second in CWB 2B League standings
COULEE DAM – The ball just wasn’t falling in for both Lake Roosevelt and Brewster as both teams struggled offensively.
If you’re a fan of defense, then this was the game for you.
The Lake Roosevelt girls basketball team held a two-point lead (36-34) over Brewster with 45 seconds left in the game.
That was until the ball bounced right to Brewster’s Mikenna Kelpman, and from there, she would go on to make a clutch 3-point shot with 38 seconds left to give the Lady Bears a 1-point lead.
Lake Roosevelt’s Audrey Hansen came up with a steal with less than 10 seconds but the Raiders couldn’t get a bucket in the final seconds as they would lose by one point to Brewster on Tuesday evening in CWB 2B league action.
The first quarter was a defensive grind as both teams struggled offensively. Lake Roosevelt would take a 6-4 lead after the opening quarter.
The Lady Raiders built up leads of five points throughout the second quarter (10-5, 12-7, 16-11 18-13), but Brewster wouldn’t go away.
The Lady Bears went on a 6-1 run to close out the second quarter as they tied the game up at 19-19.
Brewster built up a seven point lead (27-20) midway through the third quarter before Lake Roosevelt would start to chip away.
Brewster held a four-point lead (34-30) with four minutes and 29 seconds left in the game.
Lake Roosevelt’s Jozlyn Hansen would sink two free throws giving the Raiders a 36-34 lead with one minute and 53 seconds left.
Lake Roosevelt moves to 4-1 in CWB 2B league play and 4-3 overall. Brewster is 5-1 in CWB 2B League action and are 5-3 overall.
CWB - 2B
W L W L
Brewster 5-1 5-3
Waterville-Mansfield 5-1 7-3
Liberty Bell 4-1 5-2
Lake Roosevelt 4-1 4-3
Tonasket 3-4 4-5
Bridgeport 1-3 1-4
Manson 1-4 1-6
Soap Lake 1-5 1-6
Oroville 1-5 1-7