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Lady Raiders' season ends in Yakima


Kelsie Olbricht goes for two against Mabton on Friday with Shantana Pakootas in the mix. Olbricht was voted to the All-League Second Team; Pakootas to the All-League Third Team - Shane Moses photo

The Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders' basketball season came to a close at the regional tournament in Yakima on Friday, with LR losing to the Mabton Vikings, 49-38.

"The Mabton game was two evenly matched teams playing similar styles," said LR Head Coach Wallace Pleasants.

Pleasants said that fouls played a big factor in the game, a recurring theme for the Lady Raiders this season. "Even though we are an 'attack the rim' type of team, Mabton had 33 free-throw attempts to our 13," Pleasants said.

Without even scoring a goal in the fourth quarter, Mabton shot 20 free throws altogether in the se...

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