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 

                            League     Overall 

                               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

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