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By Bill Stevenson
Whitman County Gazette 

Eagles girls lose two against bigger teams

Varsity roster has only seven players, missing seniors


WILBUR — Two games into the season and the St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse Eagles girls are still looking for their first win.

They lost their season opener to the Oakesdale Nighthawks 55-32 on May 17 and the next day lost to the Wilbur-Creston Wildcats 35-18.

The young Eagles team has seven players, leaving two to rotate in when starters need a break, said Coach Jeff Gates. Three seniors declined to return to the team due to graduation and other activities. Two cited the COVID mask requirement as a factor.

“Half the team opted out so we have a much younger team,” he said.

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