SJEL girls return victorious over DeSales
December 23, 2021
WALLA WALLA — The DeSales Irish tried to catch up but the St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse (SJEL) girls ikept pulling away to win the basketball game, 45-23.
The Eagles victory came on the road.
“We finally got a good feel for our offense,” said SJEL Coach Jeff Gates.
SJEL started the game long lead in the first quarter, scoring 9 points to DeSales’ 2 points. Their lead grew and by halftime the Eagles led 19-8.
In the second half, SJEL poured on the offense in third quarter to add 15 points to the Irish’s 8 points in the third quarter. The fourth quarter was when the Eagles widened the...